Mutinous Apes defy expectations, knock off Negligent Discharges in 176.85-135.80 rout
Mutinous Apes beat their projected point total, rolling to a 176.85-135.80 win over Negligent Discharges, who fell short of projections. Negligent Discharges earned a 3.2-point lead on Saturday behind Tom Brady (41.4 points), but Mutinous Apes held the lead the rest of the way. They were led by Davante Adams (43.2 points) and Mitchell Trubisky (30.25). Tom Brady (41.4 points) and Curtis Samuel (20.8) did their part for Negligent Discharges in the loss. This marks the second time this season Mutinous Apes have beaten Negligent Discharges, after winning 129.95-126.25 in their last matchup. Mutinous Apes finish the season at 11-5, while Negligent Discharges end the campaign at 11-4.
Both teams had players with standout plays Saturday, but after the results were tallied, Negligent Discharges owned a 41.40-38.20 lead. For Mutinous Apes, Rob Gronkowski had a 33-yard touchdown catch and a 25-yard touchdown catch. Tom Brady made the highlight reel for Negligent Discharges with a 33-yard touchdown pass and a 27-yard touchdown pass.
Mitchell Trubisky had a 22-yard touchdown pass for Mutinous Apes, while Calvin Ridley had a 54-yard catch to contribute to a 127.45-71.40 lead for Mutinous Apes.
Curtis Samuel had a 45-yard run and a 44-yard catch for Negligent Discharges, who trailed 133.65-123.00 after the late slate.
Aaron Jones had a 59-yard run for Negligent Discharges, who trailed 176.85-135.80 after Sunday Night Football.
While catching 2 passes for 58 yards and 2 touchdowns against the Lions, Gronkowski tallied 19.8 points this week. His scoring output more-than-doubled his 9.87-point projection and was much higher than his 9.37-point season scoring average.
Is it just us or did the end of the season come out of nowhere? Time flies when you're having fun. Before we turn our attention to next year, we'd like to reflect back on this season one final time.
Mutinous Apes finished the season averaging 146.80 points per game, 3rd-best in the league, placing them 4th in the standings at the end of the regular season.
109 Rec, 1328 Rec Yds, 17 Rec TDs
82 Rec, 1322 Rec Yds, 9 Rec TDs
1803 Pass Yds, 16 Pass TDs, 173 Rush Yds, 1 Rush TD
Negligent Discharges ended the season with the league's 2nd-highest points average (152.37 ppg), placing them in first place at the end of the regular season.
123 Rush Yds, 2 Rush TDs, 1276 Rec Yds, 15 Rec TDs
4234 Pass Yds, 36 Pass TDs
23.2 Avg Pts Allowed, 384.1 Avg Yds Allowed, 21 Turnovers