Rebel Alliance knock off War Pony, 185.8-172.8
Both teams stepped up, but Rebel Alliance knocked off War Pony, earning a 185.8-172.8 victory. War Pony took a 14.1-point lead on Thursday, but Rebel Alliance held the lead the rest of the way. They were led by Evan Engram, who caught 11 passes for 116 yards and a touchdown for 28.6 points, and Drew Brees, who passed for 370 yards and 2 touchdowns (28.5 points). Deshaun Watson (39.4 points) and Chris Carson (24.1) were the leading performers for War Pony in the loss. Rebel Alliance (1-0) will look to keep it rolling against Negligent Discharges, while War Pony (0-1) will meet Doughboys in an effort to get some positive momentum.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling had a 47-yard catch for War Pony, helping to stake War Pony to a 14.1-0.0 lead.
Mark Ingram II had a 49-yard run for Rebel Alliance, while Calvin Ridley had a 20-yard touchdown catch, contributing to an 87.4-33.3 lead for Rebel Alliance.
Both teams had players with highlight-reel moments on Monday night. For Rebel Alliance, Drew Brees had multiple 41-yard passes. Deshaun Watson had a 37-yard touchdown pass and a 21-yard touchdown run for War Pony, while Tyrell Williams had a 43-yard catch.
While catching 11 passes for 116 yards and a touchdown against the Cowboys, Engram recorded 28.6 points this week. He more-than-doubled his 12.66-point projection in the 35-17 loss. Engram ranks #62 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Bills next week.