PIERMONSTERS find way to knock off Doc's Devils in 184.05-177.25 battle despite falling short of projections
Despite being unable to rise to the occasion and falling short of their projected point total, PIERMONSTERS narrowly earned a 184.05-177.25 win over Doc's Devils. Doc's Devils made a run at it on Monday night, but it wasn't to be. PIERMONSTERS led 177.05-172.25 after Sunday's action and held on for the win despite 5 points from Aldrick Rosas on Monday night for Doc's Devils. Jacoby Brissett (29.15 points) and Derrick Henry (23.9) were the top scorers for PIERMONSTERS in the win. This marks the second time this season PIERMONSTERS have beaten Doc's Devils, after winning 278.9-198.45 in their last matchup. PIERMONSTERS will look to keep the streak alive in next week's semifinal round, while Doc's Devils seek to bounce back and lock up 5th Place.
Mitchell Trubisky had a 23-yard touchdown run for Doc's Devils for the team, who trailed 44.60-41.50 after the opening game of the week.
Both teams had several players with big-time moments early Sunday, after which Doc's Devils emerged with a 154.95-108.15 lead. Jacoby Brissett had a 46-yard touchdown pass for PIERMONSTERS, while Dan Bailey had a 50-yard field goal. Meanwhile, Jimmy Garoppolo had a 75-yard touchdown pass for Doc's Devils, while Nick Chubb had a 57-yard run.
Keenan Allen had a 45-yard catch for Doc's Devils, who trailed 177.05-168.25 after the late afternoon slate.
Butker overachieved for the eighth time this season, scoring 13 points against his 8.29-point projection. In a 23-16 win over the Patriots, he made all 3 of his FG attempts. Butker ranks #76 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Broncos next week.
Props to you, PIERMONSTERS. Fielding a team that earned more than 184 points this past week.
Keep your head up, Doc's Devils! You can feel good knowing that your kindness this week did not go unnoticed. It takes real generosity to help someone like PIERMONSTERS succeed... and maybe one day, they can return the favor by going Kicker-Defense in the first two rounds of next year's draft, something along those lines.