Cool Brees top Glory Boyz in 116.64-87.68 rout
Despite similar records, Cool Brees held a substantial season point advantage over Glory Boyz coming into this one (1,347-1,071), and they lived up to their reputation with a convincing victory, rolling to a 116.64-87.68 win. Cool Brees got out to a 17.90-point lead on Thursday behind Duke Johnson (15.5 points) and Ezekiel Elliott (2.4) and never let go of it. Patrick Mahomes (462 Pass Yds, 3 Pass TDs, 28 Rush Yds) and Mike Evans (3 Rec, 50 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs) carried the flag for Glory Boyz in the loss. This marks the first time this season Cool Brees have knocked off Glory Boyz, after falling 112.8-89.4 in their last matchup. Cool Brees (6-6) will look to sustain their momentum against Casey Cranford, while Glory Boyz (5-7) will meet byebye ne pats in an effort to get back on track.
Duke Johnson had a 33-yard touchdown catch for Cool Brees, helping the team to a 17.90-0.00 lead.
Justin Herbert had a 55-yard pass for Cool Brees, while Robby Anderson had a 41-yard touchdown catch, contributing to an 81.44-23.70 lead for Cool Brees.
Patrick Mahomes had a 75-yard touchdown pass and a 44-yard touchdown pass for Glory Boyz, while Mike Evans had a 31-yard touchdown catch for the team, who trailed 116.64-85.68 after the late action.
Jefferson overachieved for the fifth time this season, scoring 22.5 points against his 14-point projection. In a 28-27 win over the Panthers, he caught 7 passes for 70 yards and 2 touchdowns. Jefferson ranks #40 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Jaguars next week.
Looking ahead to Week 13, Glory Boyz (5-7) will take on byebye ne pats (7-5). Glory Boyz might need to shuffle the deck a bit with Mike Evans and Leonard Fournette out on bye next week. Over the last three weeks, Glory Boyz has scored 79.33 points per game, while byebye ne pats has averaged 98.9 per contest.
In a matchup that'll feature teams separated by just a game in the standings, Cool Brees (6-6) go up against Casey Cranford (5-7) in Week 13. Cool Brees will have to account for the fact that Robby Anderson is out on bye in Week 13. Over the last three weeks, Cool Brees have put up 111.04 points per game, while Casey Cranford have averaged 100.53 per contest.