And just like that, we're all tied up.
For weeks, Chris and his Over the Hill team dominated my Young Guns, but after a four-game winning streak. We both hold 5-5 records with only a couple of weeks left.
Remember, Chris was once had 3-0 and 5-1 records.
I told him not to count me out of this, but he didn't listen. Just like he doesn't understand that he'll fall in the picks this year, as well.
Two weeks ago, the Young Guns fired off a 119-84 win thanks to 31 points from Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers and 23 from Auburn running back Michael Dyer. We made a lot of roster adjustments that week, so I guess we know who the best manager truly is.
Last week was beyond crucial. A loss for the Young Guns and the season was basically over. With our regular lineups back, there was no room for excuses. And the Young Guns didn't have time for them as they blew out Over the Hill 145-99.
Chris got 38 points out of his quarterbacks and had a nice 16-point showing from Trent Richardson and a 22-point showing from Vick Ballard, but it wasn't enough. Alshon Jeffery just hasn't come close to being a fantasy star this year and registered jut one point last week.
It is now a best-of-3 series for both teams, so things are going to be exciting from here on out. I knew I'd be counted out and laughed at, but my head stayed up and my team stayed confident.
Chris and I aren't really on speaking terms right now, which is understandable. I'd be pretty frustrated, too, if I was about to go down in both picks and fantasy football to a rookie, fresh off of the newspaper beat.
Change is brewing in the SEC ...
Here's what last week looked like:
QB: Jordan Rodgers (279 yds, 2 TDs; 20 rushing yds, 1 TD -- 27
QB: Aaron Murray (238, 5 TDs; 28 rushing yards) -- 31
RB: Michael Ford (72 yds) -- 7
RB: Dennis Johnson (86 yds; 36 receiving yds; 1 return TD) -- 17
WR: Jarius Wright (103 yds, 2 TDs) -- 22
WR: Orson Charles (60 yds, 1 TD) -- 12
DEF: LSU (6 pts, 0 TD, 2 sacks, 2 INT, Win) -- 20
K: Georgia (9 XP) -- 9
OVER THE HILL
QB: Tyler Wilson (299 yds, 2 TDs) -- 19
QB: Connor Shaw (128 yds; 24 rushing yds, 2 TDs) -- 19
RB: Trent Richardson (89 yds; 80 receiving yds) -- 16
RB: Vick Ballard (102 yds, 2 TDs) -- 22
WR: Alshon Jeffery (19 yds) -- 1
WR: Joe Adams (63 yds) -- 6
DEF: Alabama (9 pts, 1 sack, 2 INT, Loss) -- 9
K: Ole Miss (2 FGs, 1 XP) -- 7