BIG RIGG brush off projections, knock off EZ E in 207.22-126.06 rout
BIG RIGG stepped up and exceeded their projected point total, rolling to a 207.22-126.06 victory over EZ E, who fell short of projections. EZ E grabbed a 23.26-point lead early Sunday afternoon, but it was all BIG RIGG after that. They were led by Austin Ekeler, who racked up 154 yards from scrimmage and scored 3 touchdowns for 38.4 points, and Derrick Henry, who racked up 159 yards from scrimmage and scored 2 touchdowns (30.4 points). Christian McCaffrey (38.9 points) and David Johnson (22.7) did their part for EZ E in defeat. BIG RIGG improve to 1-0 on the season, while EZ E fall to 0-1.
Both teams had multiple players with highlight-reel moments early Sunday, after which EZ E boasted an 89.36-66.10 lead. Derrick Henry had a 75-yard touchdown catch for BIG RIGG, while Mark Ingram II had a 49-yard run. Meanwhile, Kirk Cousins had a 23-yard touchdown pass for EZ E, while Calvin Ridley had a 20-yard touchdown catch.
There were players with highlight-reel plays for both teams on Sunday afternoon, after which BIG RIGG boasted a 172.04-126.06 lead. Amari Cooper had a 21-yard touchdown catch and a 45-yard catch for BIG RIGG, while Russell Wilson had a 44-yard touchdown pass and a 42-yard pass. David Johnson made the highlight reel for EZ E with a 27-yard touchdown catch.
Ekeler (58 Rush Yds, 1 Rush TD, 96 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs) scored 38.4 points in a 30-24 win over the Colts in Week 1. His scoring output more-than-doubled his 14.31-point projection. Ekeler will face the Lions next week.