There’s a new leader atop the Battle of the Brands standings, but it’s probably not the team you’d expect. Who sits in the driver’s seat after Week Five? Find out with your weekly recap of all the league action.
Team Reebok Wins Third Straight, Cruises Past Team adidas, 120-72
Two of the top Week Five performances went unaccounted for, as both Reggie Wayne (40 points) and Ahmad Bradshaw (31 points) were left on the bench for Team Reebok, which still managed to put up 120 points en route to a decisive win over Team adidas, 120-72. Robert Griffin III and Jimmy Graham combined for just 5.75 points for Team adidas, which scored a season-low 72 points.
With the win, Team Reebok moved into first place in the Battle of the Brands as the league leader in points scored.
Team Nike Ekes Out Win Over Team Under Armour, 109-106.5
Arian Foster came on late with 29 carries for 152 yards and a rushing touchdown for Team Under Armour on Monday Night Football, but his 24 fantasy points just weren’t enough as Team Nike prevailed, handing UA its third consecutive loss. Team Nike’s Victor Cruz led all scorers with 28 points.
Three Stars of the Week
3. Under Armour Running Backs
Both Foster and Stevan Ridley ran for more than 150 yards and scored rushing TDs.
2. Victor Cruz, Team Nike
Three of his five catches were touchdowns. How’s that for productivity?
1. Brandon Marshall, Team Reebok
Marshall continues to show out for Team Reebok with 32 fantasy points on 12 catches for 144 yards and a TD.
Week Six Matchups
Team adidas (2-3) vs. Team Under Armour (2-3)
Team Nike (3-2) vs. Team Reebok (3-2)
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