Brian's Boss Team come up short of projections, find way to knock off ashim's Expert Team in 98.22-72.60 rout
Despite failing to rise to the occasion, Brian's Boss Team cruised to a 98.22-72.60 win over ashim's Expert Team, who actually exceeded projections. Brian's Boss Team earned a 3.22-point lead on Thursday behind Cam Newton (11.32 points) and never looked back. Julio Jones (5 Rec, 106 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs) and Derrick Henry (81 Rush Yds, 1 Rush TD, 12 Rec Yds) did everything they could for ashim's Expert Team in the loss. Brian's Boss Team (1-1) will look to add to their success against HeidiR's Team, while ashim's Expert Team (0-2) meet SpiceGirl in an effort to get their first win.
Both teams had players with highlight-reel plays on Thursday, but it was Brian's Boss Team who grabbed the lead, 11.32-8.10. For Brian's Boss Team, Cam Newton had a 44-yard pass and a 41-yard pass. Mike Evans made the highlight reel for ashim's Expert Team with a 41-yard catch.
Cooper Kupp had a 66-yard catch for ashim's Expert Team, who trailed 69.12-47.50 after the late afternoon round of games.
Julio Jones had a 54-yard touchdown catch for ashim's Expert Team, who trailed 82.32-72.60 after Sunday night.
In a 28-26 win over the Steelers, Lockett scored 12.9 points to just beat his 11.52-point projection. He caught 10 passes for 79 yards to beat his projection by the highest percentage of any player on Brian's Boss Team this week. Lockett will face the Saints in Week 3.