(MyFantasyLeague.com Fantasy Times Sources – Sep 15, 2014) In a week 2 UFFLE intra-divisional showdown, The Hellfish squeaked by a tough Vinny’s Gang team by a score of 88 to 87, behind the support of 65,002 faithful fans.
The Hellfish were led to their 1 point victory by a 29 point effort from Aaron Rodgers, who beat the New York Jets defense for 346 passing yards and 3 passing TDs in addition to 28 rushing yards. With this performance, Rodgers was the number 1 ranked overall fantasy scorer for week 2. They also got help from a 20 point effort from Arian Foster, who beat the Oakland Raiders defense for 138 rushing yards and 1 rushing TD in addition to 12 receiving yards.
“We weren’t going to just roll over,” The Hellfish coach Wade Iverson said.
Vinny’s Gang were helped out in a losing cause by a 22 point effort from Giovani Bernard, who got by the Atlanta Falcons defense for 90 rushing yards and 1 rushing TD in addition to 79 receiving yards. With this performance, Bernard was the number 2 ranked running back for week 2. They also got help from a 17 point effort from Matthew Stafford, who got by the Carolina Panthers defense for 291 passing yards and 1 passing TD in addition to 8 rushing yards.
“It just wasn’t meant to be,” Vinny’s Gang coach Jon Steffan said.
Compounding the issue, Vinny’s Gang could have scored 97 points and earned the win with their best lineup, but Jon Steffan left key players like Alfred Morris and his corresponding 20 points on the bench.
This brings the record for The Hellfish to 1-1, and drops Vinny’s Gang to a record of 0-2.
Coming up in week 3, Vinny’s Gang are at the 1-1 Squishy Fuzz, where Squishy Fuzz are an early 3.0-point underdog, while the 1-1 The Wondrful Gazonks are at The Hellfish, where The Hellfish are an early 23-point favorite.
View all game recaps below:
Vinny’s Gang 87 The Hellfish 88
The Slim Shaggys 56 The Wondrful Gazonks 66
Twee Twerps 65 Hot Buttered Moose Nuts 45
Squishy Fuzz 91 Z-Squad 108
Greasy Weasels 80 The Undergarments 42
October Hunter 62 Elvis Impersonators 41
Grid Iron Bullies 71 Bad Attitudes 92