Ultimate Badasses fall short of predictions, lose to Brian McDougall, 188.84-139.18
Ultimate Badasses were unable to bring their A game, as Brian McDougall earned a 188.84-139.18 victory. Brian McDougall grabbed an early 29.12-point lead on Thursday. Ultimate Badasses bounced back to take the lead early afternoon Sunday, powered by Mitchell Trubisky (27.56 points) and Russell Wilson (20.18). Unphased, Brian McDougall rallied later that afternoon, as Drew Brees (45.4 points) and Wil Lutz (9) put them back ahead for good. This marks the second time this season Brian McDougall have knocked off Ultimate Badasses, after winning 175.58-166.6 in their last matchup. Brian McDougall will look to clinch the championship next week, while Ultimate Badasses seek to rebound and lock up 3rd Place.
Both teams had players with highlight-reel moments on Thursday, but after the results were tallied, Brian McDougall had a 60.12-31.00 lead. For Brian McDougall, Justin Herbert had a 26-yard touchdown pass and a 53-yard pass. Darren Waller made the highlight reel for Ultimate Badasses with a 35-yard touchdown catch.
Stefon Diggs had a 55-yard catch for Brian McDougall, helping the team to an 83.72-31.00 lead.
Drew Brees had a 24-yard touchdown pass and a 51-yard pass for Brian McDougall to contribute to a 188.84-139.18 lead for the team.
Herbert (314 Pass Yds, 2 Pass TDs, 14 Rush Yds, 1 Rush TD) scored 52.96 points in a 30-27 win over the Raiders in Week 15. He scored 37.7% more than his 38.46-point projection and overachieved for the sixth time this season. Herbert ranks #10 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Broncos next week.