Michael Scott top projections, earn win against Tyler's Tip-Top Team in 186.64-141.86 rout
Michael Scott stepped up and exceeded expectations, cruising to a 186.64-141.86 win over Tyler's Tip-Top Team, who fell short of projections. Michael Scott nabbed a 55.36-point lead on Thursday behind a stellar performance from Joe Burrow. Tyler's Tip-Top Team came back to take the lead early afternoon Sunday, powered by Ben Roethlisberger (45.02 points) and Carson Wentz (25.48). Unphased, Michael Scott made a run later that afternoon, as Kyler Murray (47.28 points) and the Baltimore Ravens defense (21) put them back on top for good. Michael Scott (1-1) will look to keep it rolling against Manager-less Team, while Tyler's Tip-Top Team (1-1) take on WebbahsAreWinnahs in an effort to generate some positive momentum.
Joe Burrow had a 23-yard touchdown pass for Michael Scott, helping to stake the team to a 55.36-0.00 lead.
Both teams had several players with big-time moments early Sunday, after which Tyler's Tip-Top Team had a 126.26-99.36 lead. Mike Evans had a 23-yard touchdown catch and a 50-yard catch for Michael Scott, while Tyler Higbee had a 28-yard touchdown catch. Meanwhile, Ben Roethlisberger had an 84-yard touchdown pass and a 28-yard touchdown pass for Tyler's Tip-Top Team, while Calvin Ridley had a 22-yard touchdown catch.
Kyler Murray had a 21-yard touchdown run and a 54-yard pass for Michael Scott, contributing to a 186.64-141.86 lead for the team.
Higbee was one of six starters to overachieve for Michael Scott this week. He scored 16.16 points (5 Rec, 54 Rec Yds, 3 Rec TDs) in a 37-19 win over the Eagles to more-than-double his 7.05-point projection. Higbee ranks #44 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Bills next week.