7th Place or Bust top expectations, earn win over Hey Darnold! in 139.6-86.5 rout
7th Place or Bust stepped up, rolling to a 139.6-86.5 win over Hey Darnold!, who fell short of projections. Hey Darnold! pulled out to a 1.0-point lead on Thursday, but it was all 7th Place or Bust after that. They were led by DK Metcalf (26.7 points) and Kenyan Drake (22.8). James Robinson (25.4 points) and Austin Ekeler (18.4) did their part for Hey Darnold! in defeat. This marks the second time this season 7th Place or Bust have gotten the best of Hey Darnold!, after winning 129.28-83.64 in their last matchup. 7th Place or Bust (8-4) will look to earn another W against Big Blue, while Hey Darnold! (8-4) will attempt to get back on track against Bronx Bombers.
Robby Anderson had a 41-yard touchdown catch for 7th Place or Bust, helping the team to a 59.4-59.1 lead.
Mike Evans had a 31-yard touchdown catch for 7th Place or Bust, while Rob Gronkowski had a 48-yard catch, contributing to a 97.5-86.5 lead for 7th Place or Bust.
Russell Wilson hit DK Metcalf for a 52-yard pass for 7th Place or Bust on Monday night, helping to add to the margin of victory for 7th Place or Bust.
Gronkowski overachieved for the sixth time this season, scoring 15.6 points against his 8.36-point projection. In a 27-24 loss to the Chiefs, he caught 6 passes for 106 yards . Gronkowski ranks #7 among fantasy TEs this season and will face the Vikings next week.
Up ahead next week, Hey Darnold! (8-4) will try to right the ship against Bronx Bombers (6-6). Each side has players with byes next week, as Teddy Bridgewater, Mike Davis, and Scotty Miller are off for Bronx Bombers and Ronald Jones II and Leonard Fournette will sit for Hey Darnold!.
7th Place or Bust
7th Place or Bust (8-4) will square off against Big Blue (5-7) in Week 13. 7th Place or Bust might need to shuffle the deck a bit with Robby Anderson, Mike Evans, Rob Gronkowski, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense, and Christian McCaffrey out on bye in Week 13. Big Blue won't have Tom Brady. In terms of scoring production, these two teams have almost been mirror images of each other lately. 7th Place or Bust have put up 97.1 points per game over the last three weeks, while Big Blue have averaged 97.27 per contest over that same stretch.