No replacement ref controversy here. Just straight Battle of the Brands fantasy football action. Here's your roundup of play in Week Three.
Robert Griffin III has been compared to Cam Newton for some time now, and the rookie signal-caller outdueled the second-year QB in their first head-to-head matchup of the season. In fact, Griffin has outscored Newton in each of the first three weeks by a combined margin of roughly 33 points. As for Team Under Armour, not one player in the starting lineup reached 20 points in Week Three.
After posting just 63.5 points in Week Two, Team Reebok more than doubled its scoring output to earn its first win of the season, thanks to big-time production from running backs Jamaal Charles and Maurice Jones-Drew. Charles carried the ball a whopping 33 times for 233 yards and a TD and caught six passes for 55 yards. Calvin Johnson led Team Nike with 32 points.
3. Robert Griffin III, Team adidas
RGIII is proving to be everything Team adidas could have hoped for. He threw for 221 yards and a score and gained 85 yards on the ground with a rushing TD.
2. Maurice Jones-Drew, Team Reebok
Fantasy superstar Jones-Drew appears to be returning to form after scoring 27 points.
1. Jamaal Charles, Team Reebok
Charles accounted for more than half of the Chiefs’ 510 total yards and racked up a Week Three high of 41 fantasy points.
Team adidas (2-1) vs. Team Nike (1-2)
Team Reebok (1-2) vs. Team Under Armour (2-1)