Despite top scorer Allen, Ben's Besties fall to eric's Team in 93.32-90.34 battle
Ben's Besties had the top scorer in the matchup with QB Josh Allen racking up 32.24 points, the third-best total in the league this week, but it wasn't enough to defeat eric's Team, who eked out a 93.32-90.34 win. Ben's Besties had a chance to come from behind on Monday night, but it wasn't to be. eric's Team led 93.32-84.14 after Sunday's action and held on for the win despite 6.2 points from Sammy Watkins on Monday night for Ben's Besties. Alvin Kamara (31.7 points) and Aaron Rodgers (24.52) were the top performers for eric's Team in the victory. eric's Team improve to 2-1 on the season, while Ben's Besties fall to 2-1.
Robert Woods had a 25-yard touchdown catch for Ben's Besties, while Robbie Gould had a 52-yard field goal to contribute to a 74.94-31.90 lead for Ben's Besties.
Alvin Kamara had a 52-yard touchdown catch and a 49-yard run for eric's Team, while Aaron Rodgers had a 72-yard pass and a 48-yard pass, contributing to a 93.32-84.14 lead for eric's Team.
In a 37-30 loss to the Packers, Kamara scored 31.7 points to beat his 17.3-point projection. He racked up 197 yards from scrimmage and caught 2 touchdown passes to beat his projection by the highest percentage of any player on eric's Team this week. In Week 4, Kamara and the Saints will go up against the Lions.
I just can't overemphasize how important close wins like this can be for the locker room. Persevering through trials and tribulations, while triumphing in the face of adversity... expect the team chemistry for eric's Team to be stronger than ever entering Week 4.
Generally, missing a field goal isn't any real cause for concern. But come on now, talk about impeccable timing: Robbie Gould goes 3-for-4 on FGs instead of 4-for-4, and Ben's Besties loses the matchup by 2.98 points. We'll let you do the math on that one.