NFL Fantasy Football Matchup Results for Week 3 (2014-15)
NFL Fantasy Football seasons are like marathons. You have to pace yourself. If you run out too quickly, you won’t have enough stamina to finish mile 26. In this case of our Boldin Beautiful Fantasy League, for those GMs that got off to a fast start in Week 1, there’s no guarantee you can replicate that success this week. The biggest winner of the week was Super Mario, who compiled 124 fantasy points from his starting lineup. The lowest score of the week was by our Commissioner, who’s nine starters scored a total of 50 points. Let’s take a look at the rest of our fantasy football matchups from Week 2. What team is trying to separate itself from the crowd and which GM is in serious trouble. After this past weekend, there’s one remaining undefeated team owner. Congratulations George.
Team George beat Team Pablo (87-80)
In this battle of previously undefeated teams, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson earned 21 fantasy points in our standard scoring league. Wilson was 24-34 for 258 yards and two touchdowns in his team’s 26-20 victory over the Denver Broncos. The game’s overtime session definitely helped Team George’s slim margin of victory. Team Marin was hurt by a lack of production from his starting running back duo of LeSean McCoy of the Philadelphia Eagles and Khiry Robinson from the New Orleans Saints. Team George remains undefeated after two weeks.
Super Mario defeated Team Joel (124-98)
In this second battle of previously undefeated general managers, Team Mario has become a juggernaut. His team remains undefeated thanks to over 20 fantasy points apiece from starters Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and running back Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks. Lynch had 128 yards rushing and receiving and two touchdowns. That stat line earned Mario 25 fantasy points from his No. 1 back. Ryan threw three touchdowns in the Falcons’ 56-14 blowout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Big Rich defeated ‘The Commish’ (103-50)
It was the week of the QBs in this matchup. Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Bears‘ Jay Cutler were the top contributors for their respective owners. The Commish got zero production from Philadelphia Eagles’ tight end Zach Ertz and Bears’ wide receiver Brandon Marshall who scored the fewest points in the league. DAMN!
The Toilet Bowl: Team Josh beat Team Brandi (61-57)
Team Weiss was finally able to get off the snide to pick up his first win of the season. He can thank his starting wide receiver Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys, Brian Quick of the St. Louis Rams, and running back Pierre Thomas of the New Orleans Saints, who was his FLEX start. Congratulations on the smart moves Mr. Weiss.
Team Marino defeated Team Vega (80-55)
John Marino (Don’t call me Dan) can thank his blowout victory to Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Antonio Brown and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles. They had monster scoring weeks. Team Vega lost his starting tight end, Dennis Pitta of the Baltimore Ravens, to a dislocated right hip for the remainder of the season. We expect Vega to be very active on the waiver wire this week or perhaps submit a trade request to the Commissioner.
Team Mike & Brian beat Team Corn (113-91)
The wonder twins can thank Falcons’ wide receiver Julio Jones and the awful Buccaneers’ defense for the nearly 30 fantasy points in standard-scoring Jones earned. To this week’s winners of our fantasy football matchups, please don’t imitate Spanish footballer Sergio Ramos’ victory celebration. Let’s try to be humble in victory. See everyone next week.