Despite top scorer Mahomes, Boomtown Brawlers fall to FDC Chiefs in 177.45-145.95 rout
Boomtown Brawlers had the top scorer in the matchup with QB Patrick Mahomes racking up 41.9 points, the third-best total in the league this week, but it wasn't enough to defeat FDC Chiefs, who cruised to a 177.45-145.95 victory. The matchup was decided before it really even started, as FDC Chiefs leapt out to a 40.80-point lead on Thursday behind outstanding efforts from Antonio Gibson (36.6 points) and T.J. Hockenson (13.9). Patrick Mahomes (462 Pass Yds, 3 Pass TDs, 28 Rush Yds) and Derrick Henry (178 Rush Yds, 3 Rush TDs) were the top scorers for Boomtown Brawlers in the loss. FDC Chiefs (5-7) will look to sustain their winning ways against Team Tadlock, while Boomtown Brawlers (3-9) will take on Dirty Dogs in an effort to get back on track.
Both teams had players with standout plays on Thursday, but after all the plays were accounted for, FDC Chiefs owned a 64.00-23.20 lead. Antonio Gibson had a 37-yard touchdown run and a 23-yard touchdown run for FDC Chiefs, while T.J. Hockenson had a 51-yard catch. Amari Cooper made the highlight reel for Boomtown Brawlers with a 54-yard touchdown catch.
Jason Sanders had a 54-yard field goal and a 51-yard field goal for FDC Chiefs to contribute to a 148.35-73.85 lead for the team.
Both teams had players with highlight-reel plays on Sunday afternoon, but it was FDC Chiefs who claimed the lead, 177.45-145.95. For FDC Chiefs, Mike Evans had a 31-yard touchdown catch. Patrick Mahomes had a 75-yard touchdown pass and a 44-yard touchdown pass for Boomtown Brawlers, while Rob Gronkowski had a 48-yard catch.
Gibson racked up 136 yards from scrimmage and ran for 3 touchdowns as the Football Team beat the Cowboys 41-16. In doing so, he put up 36.6 points and more-than-doubled his scoring projection, the highest percent increase of any player on FDC Chiefs this week. Next week, Gibson will square off against the Steelers.
Looking ahead to Week 13, Boomtown Brawlers (3-9) will try to get back on track against Dirty Dogs (8-4). Boomtown Brawlers might have to rearrange their lineup a bit with Rob Gronkowski, Cameron Brate, Ryan Succop, and Tyler Johnson out on bye next week. Dirty Dogs will be without Joey Slye.
In a battle between squads with identical 5-7 records, FDC Chiefs and Team Tadlock will do battle in Week 13. One streak is destined to conclude, as each team has recorded two straight wins. FDC Chiefs might need to rearrange the deck a bit with Mike Evans, Curtis Samuel, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense out on bye in Week 13. Over the last three weeks, FDC Chiefs have put up 151.3 points per game, while Team Tadlock have averaged 126.48 per contest.