Worldwide Choppers defeat Old Man Lemon in 126.94-98.82 landslide
Worldwide Choppers stepped up, cruising to a 126.94-98.82 victory over Old Man Lemon, who fell short of projections. Old Man Lemon took a 35.58-point lead early Sunday afternoon behind a combined 35.72 points from Taylor Heinicke (268 Pass Yds, 1 Pass TD, 95 Rush Yds) and Foye Oluokun (13 Tackles, 1 Int). But it was all Worldwide Choppers after that. They were led by Cooper Kupp, who caught 10 passes for 156 yards and 2 touchdowns for 32.6 points, and D'Andre Swift, who racked up 144 yards from scrimmage and caught a touchdown pass (24.4 points). Worldwide Choppers (3-4) will look to keep it rolling against Dumpster Fire, while Old Man Lemon (1-6) will attempt to right the ship against Blitzers.
Both teams had multiple players with highlight-reel plays early Sunday, after which Old Man Lemon had a 91.72-56.14 lead. Matt Ryan had a 49-yard touchdown pass for Worldwide Choppers, while Joe Mixon had a 21-yard touchdown run. Meanwhile, Taylor Heinicke had a 40-yard touchdown pass for Old Man Lemon, while Randy Bullock had a 51-yard field goal.
Cooper Kupp had a 59-yard catch for Worldwide Choppers, while D'Andre Swift had a 63-yard touchdown catch, helping Worldwide Choppers to a 120.94-98.82 lead.
Kupp overachieved for the fifth time this season, scoring 32.6 points against his 16.2-point projection. During a 28-19 win over the Lions, he caught 10 passes for 156 yards and 2 touchdowns. Kupp ranks #8 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Texans next week.
Time flies when you're having fun. We’re already midway through the season, meaning it's time to check in on the Standings.
Worldwide Choppers rank in the top half of the league in scoring, but they'll have to do better moving forward if they want to make the playoffs. Through seven weeks, the unit is averaging the 5th-most points per game in the league (116.62 ppg), leaving Worldwide Choppers on the outside looking in for the playoffs at No. 7 in the Standings.
56 Rec, 809 Rec Yds, 9 Rec TDs
1196 Pass Yds, 10 Pass TDs
1701 Pass Yds, 12 Pass TDs
Old Man Lemon
Sometimes the Standings really do reflect a team's capabilities. After averaging the fewest points per game in the league at 87.14, Old Man Lemon is No. 12 in the Standings, leaving the team on the outside looking in for the playoffs.
44 Rec, 384 Rec Yds, 3 Rec TDs
64 Tackles, 1 Sack, 1 Int
233 Rush Yds, 2 Rush TDs, 296 Rec Yds, 4 Rec TDs