IKS Tigers fall short of predictions, succumb to James P's Team in 126.26-82.90 rout
There's no sugarcoating it, IKS Tigers underperformed, at least compared to projections, as James P's Team cruised to a 126.26-82.90 win. James P's Team earned an early 3.00-point lead on Thursday. IKS Tigers came back to take the lead during the early games on Sunday, powered by Lamar Jackson (20.8 points) and Nick Chubb (12.2). Unphased, James P's Team pulled it together later that afternoon, as Harrison Butker (13 points) and Kyler Murray (12.96) put them back on top for good. This marks the second time this season James P's Team have gotten the best of IKS Tigers, after winning 171.92-109.74 in their last matchup. James P's Team (11-3) will look to keep it rolling in the playoffs, while IKS Tigers (8-6) will attempt to bounce back and make a run of their own in the postseason.
Both teams had players with standout moments early Sunday, but after the results were tallied, IKS Tigers owned a 78.90-76.50 lead. For James P's Team, Michael Thomas had a 21-yard touchdown catch and a 49-yard catch. Lamar Jackson had a 61-yard touchdown pass for IKS Tigers, while Nick Chubb had a 57-yard run.
Kyler Murray had a 24-yard touchdown pass for James P's Team, helping the team to a 110.76-78.90 lead.
Butker (3-3 FG, 48 long, 2-2 XP) scored 13 points against the Patriots in Week 14. He scored 56.9% more than his 8.29-point projection and overachieved for the eighth time this season. Butker ranks #76 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Broncos next week.