Kayfabe hand Will0120 fifth straight loss in 101.61-97.10 thriller
Kayfabe eked out a 101.61-97.10 win to hand Will0120 their fifth straight loss. It wasn't nearly as close as the final score indicates, as Kayfabe led 87.81-64.80 heading into Sunday night. Will0120 closed the gap behind Amari Cooper (8 Rec, 122 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD) and Greg Joseph (3-3 FG, 45 long, 1-1 XP). Kayfabe were led by Joe Burrow, who passed for 259 yards and 3 touchdowns for 21.08 points, and Nick Folk, who made all 4 of his FG attempts (14 points). Kayfabe (4-4) will look to add to their success against Elvis, while Will0120 (2-6) will meet AvengerRam in an effort to get back on track.
Both teams had players with big-time moments early Sunday, after which Kayfabe owned a 55.81-48.50 lead. Joe Burrow had a 54-yard pass for Kayfabe, while Tyler Boyd had a 46-yard pass. Tua Tagovailoa made the highlight reel for Will0120 with a 40-yard pass.
Adam Thielen had a 20-yard touchdown catch for Kayfabe, contributing to a 101.61-97.10 lead for the team.
Playing the Jets in Week 8, Boyd had 69 receiving yards and a touchdown and passed for 46 yards. In doing so, he put up 13.82 points and nearly doubled his scoring projection, the highest percent increase of any player on Kayfabe this week. Boyd will square off against the Browns next week.
Kayfabe (4-4) are set to face Elvis (3-5) in a Week 9 matchup between teams separated by just a game in the standings. Kayfabe might need to shuffle their lineup some with Chris Carson out on bye in Week 9. Elvis won't have Antonio Gibson or Alex Collins. Over the past two weeks, Kayfabe have scored 94.33 points per game, while Elvis have averaged 114.25 per contest.
Up ahead next week, Will0120 (2-6) will square off against AvengerRam (3-5). Each side has players on bye next week, as DK Metcalf, T.J. Hockenson, and Rob Gronkowski are off for Will0120 while Terry McLaurin and Ryan Succop are out for AvengerRam.