Alans vikings smirk at projections, come back to knock off Matt's Team, 147.78-139.34
Both teams outperformed expectations, but Alans vikings beat Matt's Team. Predicted to lose 118.55-105.05, Alans vikings came back for a 147.78-139.34 victory over Matt's Team. Alans vikings trailed 135.34-106.28 heading into Sunday night, but the squad came storming back behind Robert Woods (29 Rush Yds, 98 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD) and Todd Gurley II (79 Rush Yds, 1 Rush TD, 34 Rec Yds). Jameis Winston (456 Pass Yds, 4 Pass TDs) and Michael Thomas (11 Rec, 134 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD) were the top performers for Matt's Team in the loss. This marks the first time this season Alans vikings have knocked off Matt's Team, after falling 210-129.84 in their last matchup. Alans vikings ends the season on a high note, but they'll miss the postseason with a record of 6-8. Matt's Team (9-5) will attempt to bounce back from this loss in the playoffs.
There were multiple players with highlight-reel moments on both teams early Sunday, but after all was said and done, Matt's Team became the proud owner of a 125.34-76.98 lead. Kirk Cousins hit Stefon Diggs for a 44-yard pass for Alans vikings. Meanwhile, Michael Thomas had a 21-yard touchdown catch and a 49-yard catch for Matt's Team, while Jameis Winston had a 61-yard touchdown pass.
Austin Ekeler had an 84-yard touchdown catch for Alans vikings, who trailed 135.34-106.28 after the late games.
While racking up 213 yards from scrimmage and catching a touchdown pass against the Jaguars, Ekeler scored 29.3 points this week. His scoring output more-than-doubled his 10.89-point projection and was much higher than his 16.4-point season scoring average. Ekeler ranks #17 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Vikings next week.