Elvis beat Indrid Cold for third straight win, 95.10-85.36
Elvis extended their win streak to three games with a hard-fought victory over Indrid Cold, securing a 95.10-85.36 win. Indrid Cold nabbed a 14.90-point lead on Thursday, but Elvis held the lead the rest of the way. They were led by Mac Jones (310 Pass Yds, 2 Pass TDs, 11 Rush Yds) and Antonio Gibson (111 Rush Yds, 35 Rec Yds). Leonard Fournette (38.1 points) and Ezekiel Elliott (10.9) led the way for Indrid Cold in the loss. Elvis (6-6) will look to maintain their momentum against Red Alice, while Indrid Cold (6-6) will attempt to right the ship against Xheryk.
Both teams had players with big-time plays early Sunday, but it was Indrid Cold who claimed the lead, 74.10-46.30. Mac Jones had a 41-yard touchdown pass for Elvis, while Evan McPherson had a 51-yard field goal. Leonard Fournette made the highlight reel for Indrid Cold with a 28-yard touchdown run.
Van Jefferson Jr. had a 79-yard touchdown catch for Elvis, contributing to a 77.50-76.60 lead for the team.
Jefferson Jr. (3 Rec, 93 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD) scored 15.3 points against the Packers in Week 12. His scoring output more-than-doubled his 7.19-point projection and was much higher than his 6.83-point season scoring average. Jefferson Jr. will face the Jaguars next week.
Identifying mismatches is a huge component to winning in football. Not only did we double up Indrid Cold at QB (20.3 points to 8.76), we also tripled them at WR (24.6 to 7.5).
You can take solace in the fact that your generosity this week didn't go unnoticed, Indrid Cold. It takes a true winner to help someone like Elvis succeed. Who knows, maybe you'll play them again after they've clinched a playoff spot, and they forget to update their lineup that week to return the favor!