Yahoo Sports Daily Fantasy
Quick Match
Meet Your Match
Join a fairly and automatically matched Head-to-Head contest.

Week 1

BIG RIGG
1-0 207.22
141.6
Weekly
Grade
.
VS
proj
EZ E
126.06 0-1
132.58
BIG RIGG
EZ E
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.
Top Player Comparison
BIG RIGG
.
.
Pts
% of total points 207.22
1
Austin Ekeler
RB
38.4
14.31
18.5%
2
Derrick Henry
RB
30.4
12.35
14.7%
3
Mark Ingram II
RB
24.7
13.25
11.9%
4
The New England Patriots defense
DEF
21.8
14.83
10.5%
EZ E
.
.
Pts
% of total points 126.06
1
Christian McCaffrey
RB
38.9
19.11
30.9%
2
David Johnson
RB
22.7
17.18
18%
3
Kirk Cousins
QB
15.82
21.64
12.5%
4
Calvin Ridley
WR
14.4
10.73
11.4%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
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.
Sunday Late
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.
Matchup Player of the Week
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.
Austin Ekeler
Points By Position
BIG RIGG
EZ E
Game Notes
BIG RIGG had seven of their 10 starters exceed their projected point totals.
EZ E had only four of their 10 starters score higher than their projected points.
BIG RIGG put up more points than their projected total, while EZ E fell short of their projection.
The matchup's 81.16-point margin was the second-largest in the league this week.
Not only did BIG RIGG earn the win, but they also easily covered the 9.02-point predicted margin of victory.
In a losing effort, Christian McCaffrey recorded 38.9 points, the highest score for a RB this week.
More from Yahoo Sports
BIG RIGG
It's only Week 1 BIG RIGG, but it's never too early to start thinking about your next fantasy league. Read all about Yahoo's Fantasy Basketball Leagues and sign up today!
EZ E
You can bounce back next week, EZ E. And even if you don't, you can always play another great fantasy game from Yahoo. The NFL Yahoo Cup is completely free to enter all season long.

Powered by Automated Insights, the leading provider of personalized content. Learn more.

Internet Explorer 8 is no longer supported by Yahoo Fantasy. Please download a supported browser.