(9-7) Mercy Flush 68.18 @ 105.52 Jimmy’s Jerman Jaguars (10-5) Top Scorers: T Romo 27.52 (JJJ), O Beckham 26.8 (JJJ), E Lacy 16.4 (MF) Odell Beckham Jr nails the winning score
Spearheaded by the three-headed monster of Tony Romo, Odell Beckham, and DeSean Jackson, the Jaguars overwhelmed Mercy Flush 105.52 to 68.18. That threesome combined to tally 66.92 points, significantly more than the top scorers from Mercy Flush (Eddie Lacy, Julio Jones, and Tom Brady), who totaled 37.38 points. Romo passed for four touchdowns, registering 27.52 points (218 Pas Yds, 28 Rsh Yds, 4 TD). Beckham came through with two touchdowns to contribute 26.80 points (148 Rec Yds, 2 TD), while Jackson helped out with 12.60 points (126 Rec Yds). Romo also recorded his highest point total of the season, with Beckham tallying the highest point total of the week at his position.
There were a few players in this matchup that received plenty of opportunities, yet could’ve been more effective. On the winning side, DeMarco Murray and Mark Ingram got 38 total touches but only tallied 113 yards from scrimmage between them. For Mercy Flush, Justin Forsett managed just 32 yards on 14 touches.
While Beckham led the Jermans last week with 30.30 points, Romo paced the squad for the first time this season.
For the victorious side, a couple of players have been heating up in the postseason : Beckham and Romo. During the playoffs, that duo has bettered their season scoring averages by 162% and 52%, respectively. On the other hand, Jimmy’s Jerman Jaguars has two players heading in the opposite direction. Kelvin Benjamin and Cody Parkey have both fallen well beneath their year-to-date averages during the postseason. Despite the loss, Mercy Flush had a pair of players performing their best in the playoffs: Connor Barth and Harry Douglas. During the postseason, that combo has averaged 9.33 and 8.90 points, respectively, topping their season-long marks by 219% and 101%. Conversely, the losers had a player who was sputtering under the brightest lights. Averaging 13.29 points on the season, Forsett mustered just 7.23 per game in the playoffs.
Jimmy’s Jerman Jaguars ended the regular season in third place with a record of 8-5. When considering points per game, they ranked slightly better (first with 103.54). After a bye in the first round of the playoffs, Jimmy’s Jerman Jaguars took down Nitten Pickaxe, 114.62 to 108.72, on their trail to the title. Jimmy’s Jerman Jaguars passed out their fair share of pain this year, as they racked up six blowout victories on the season. Mercy Flush concluded the regular season in sixth place with a record of 7-6. In terms of scoring average, they ranked slightly better (fifth with 93.70). In their last game, Mercy Flush beat Earlstonian Bohemians, 106.48 to 93.08. The week before, they defeated Kelso 187’s, 110.48 to 104.38.