Orange bloods come back to knock off FDC Chiefs, 194.2-181.1
Both teams stepped up and beat projections, but Orange bloods knocked off FDC Chiefs, coming from behind to earn a 194.2-181.1 win. Despite trailing 181.1-177.7 heading into Monday night, Orange bloods came back behind Jakobi Meyers (8.5 points) and Tyler Bass (8). Mike Evans (10 Rec, 181 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs) and Derek Carr (336 Pass Yds, 1 Pass TD) carried the flag for FDC Chiefs in defeat. This marks the first time this season Orange bloods have taken down FDC Chiefs, after falling 171.6-144.1 in their last matchup. Orange bloods end the season with a record of 7-9, while FDC Chiefs finish the campaign at 6-9.
There were players with big-time moments for both teams Saturday, after which FDC Chiefs emerged with a 102.0-26.5 lead. For Orange bloods, Nelson Agholor had an 85-yard touchdown catch. Mike Evans had a 27-yard touchdown catch and a 22-yard touchdown catch for FDC Chiefs, while Derek Carr had an 85-yard touchdown pass.
Both teams had players with standout moments early Sunday, but it was FDC Chiefs who took the lead, 139.5-112.0. Deshaun Watson had a 25-yard touchdown pass and a 22-yard touchdown pass for Orange bloods, while JuJu Smith-Schuster had a 25-yard touchdown catch. Brandin Cooks made the highlight reel for FDC Chiefs with a 25-yard touchdown catch and a 50-yard catch.
Curtis Samuel had a 45-yard run and a 44-yard catch for FDC Chiefs, contributing to a 181.1-165.7 lead for the team.
The Panthers defense (13 Pts Allowed, 386 Yds Allowed, 4 Turnovers) scored 21 points against the Football Team in Week 16. Their scoring output more-than-tripled their 6.02-point projection and was much higher than their 9.33-point season scoring average.
The Carolina Panthers defense
It seems like just yesterday we were drafting these teams, yet here we are at the end of the season. How about a quick Year in Review for these two squads?