Dumpster Fire defeat Old Man Lemon for sixth straight win in 123.44-88.34 rout
Dumpster Fire extended their win streak to six games with an easy win over Old Man Lemon, cruising to a 123.44-88.34 victory. Old Man Lemon earned a 9.00-point lead on Thursday, but it was all Dumpster Fire after that. They were led by Jonathan Taylor, who racked up 204 yards from scrimmage and scored 5 touchdowns for 51.9 points, and Roquan Smith, who made 17 tackles (15 points). Taylor Heinicke (23.14 points) and Adam Thielen (18.2) were the leading performers for Old Man Lemon in defeat. Dumpster Fire (8-3) will look to rack up another W against Blitzers, while Old Man Lemon (3-8) face Banana Wackers in an effort to get back on track.
Hopkins overachieved for the second time this season, scoring 13.5 points against his 8.35-point projection. In a 41-37 win over the Steelers, he made both of his FG attempts. Hopkins will face the Broncos next week.
Next week will feature two teams moving in different directions, as Dumpster Fire (8-3) head into the matchup on a six-game winning streak, while their upcoming opponent (Blitzers, 2-9), have recorded four straight defeats. Dumpster Fire might need to shuffle the deck a bit with Zach Ertz out on bye in Week 12. Blitzers will be without Matt Prater and Christian Kirk. Over the last three weeks, Dumpster Fire have put up 119.85 points per game, while Blitzers have averaged only 82.03 per contest.
Old Man Lemon
On the docket next week, 10th-place Old Man Lemon (3-8) will look to get back in the win column against second-place Banana Wackers (7-4). 11 weeks into the 2021 campaign, Old Man Lemon are ranked second-to-last in points scored, while Banana Wackers have put up the league's highest point total. Over the last three weeks, Old Man Lemon has scored 89.99 points per game, while Banana Wackers has averaged 124.03 per contest.