Fantasy Recap – Game of the Week
Elvis Impersonators (84) at Vinny’s Gang (104)
(MyFantasyLeague.com Fantasy Times Sources – Sep 12, 2017) In a week 1 UFFLE intra-divisional showdown, Vinny’s Gang beat a strong Elvis Impersonators team by a score of 104 to 84, behind the support of 71,972 faithful fans.
Vinny’s Gang were led to their 20 point victory by a 21 point effort from Stefon Diggs, who got by the New Orleans Saints defense for 93 receiving yards and 2 receiving TDs. With this performance, Diggs was the number 1 ranked wide receiver for week 1. They also got help from a 20 point effort from Matt Ryan, who beat the Chicago Bears defense for 321 passing yards and 1 passing TD in addition to 11 rushing yards.
“They gave us a big scare,” Vinny’s Gang coach Jon Steffan said.
Elvis Impersonators were helped out in a losing cause by a 27 point effort from Matthew Stafford, who got by the Arizona Cardinals defense for 292 passing yards and 4 passing TDs in addition to 14 rushing yards. With this performance, Stafford was the number 3 ranked overall fantasy scorer for week 1. They also got help from a 22 point effort from Mike Gillislee, who snuck past the Kansas City Chiefs defense for 45 rushing yards and 3 rushing TDs.
“He always has his team ready to play,” Elvis Impersonators coach Brandon Mannie said.
Elvis Impersonators drew the short straw with their schedule this week, as their point total would have resulted in a win against 11 out of 12 other potential opponents in week 1.
This brings the record for Vinny’s Gang to 1-0, and drops Elvis Impersonators to a record of 0-1.
Coming up in week 2, Vinny’s Gang are at the 1-0 Grid Iron Bullies, where Grid Iron Bullies are an early 29.0-point underdog, while Elvis Impersonators are at the 0-1 The Wondrful Gazonks, where The Wondrful Gazonks are an early 24.0-point underdog.
View all game recaps below:
Squishy Fuzz 76 Greasy Weasels 82
Elvis Impersonators 84 Vinny’s Gang 104
The Slim Shaggys 49 The Hellfish 57
The Wondrful Gazonks 60 Twee Twerps 73
Hot Buttered Moose Nuts 68 Z-Squad 103
October Hunters 50 Bad Attitudes 48
The Undergarments 66 Grid Iron Bullies 75