Emerald Madden League: 2015 Week 8 Recap

The Emerald Madden League is a Madden NFL 15 Connected Franchise league for Xbox One. For league details, click here. To join, email me with your Xbox Live gamertag. Here’s the recap of Week 8 of the 2015 season. User teams in caps.

EAGLES 28, Buccaneers 0

PHI (4-3, Week 9 vs. WAS):
Cassius Quarles: 20/21, 211 yds, 3 TD
LeSean McCoy: 18 att, 125 yds, TD
Jordy Nelson: 8 rec, 112 yds, 2 TD

TB:
Mike Glennon: 8/9, 57 yds
Doug Martin: 2 att, 17 yds
Craig Stevens: 2 rec, 15 yds

VIKINGS 21, Lions 6

MIN (5-2, Week 9 vs. GB):
Teddy Bridgewater: 16/25, 240 pass yds, pass TD, INT, 3 att, 19 rush yds, rush TD
Le’Veon Bell: 30 att, 140 rush yds, rush TD, 3 rec, 6 rec yds, rec TD
Julio Jones: 6 rec, 158 yds
Ndamukong Suh: 2 sacks

DET:
Matthew Stafford: 11/15, 123 yds
Joique Bell: 12 att, 32 yds
Golden Tate: 4 rec, 60 yds
Ezekiel Ansah: 2 sacks

BENGALS 35, Dolphins 7

CIN (8-0, Week 9 bye):
Andy Dalton: 28/39, 324 yds, 3 TD, 3 INT
Jeremy Hill: 11 att, 61 yds
A.J. Green: 7 rec, 111 yds
Tyler Eifert: 4 rec, 67 yds, 2 TD
Geno Atkins: 4 sacks
Joe Mays: 2 sacks
Adam Jones: fumble rec, INT return for TD
Darqueze Dennard: 59-yd INT return for TD

MIA:
Daniel Gomez: 13/22, 137 yds, TD, 2 INT
Frank Gore: 7 att, 17 yds
Mike Brown: 3 rec, 59 yds, TD

SEAHAWKS 56, Rams 10

SEA (7-0, Week 9 vs. CHI):
Russell Wilson: 21/27, 594 pass yds, 7 pass TD, 2 INT, 1 att, 2 rush yds, rush TD
Mark Ingram: 3 att, 21 yds
Josh Gordon: 9 rec, 305 yds
Mike Evans: 9 rec, 210 yds, 6 TD
Ryan Kerrigan: 6 sacks
Michael Bennett: 3 sacks
Cliff Avril: 3 sacks

STL:
Carson Palmer: 22/27, 216 yds, INT
Reggie Bush: 13 att, 47 yds, TD
Tavon Austin: 6 rec, 59 yds

Redskins 31, PATRIOTS 14 (SIM)

NE (2-5, Week 9 vs. MIA)

BRONCOS 42, Chargers 26

DEN (4-3, Week 9 vs. CLE):
Johnny Manziel: 22/44, 457 pass yds, 3 pass TD, 2 INT, 9 att, 57 rush yds, 2 rush TD
Antonio Gates: 13 rec, 265 yds, TD
Demaryius Thomas: 7 rec, 168 yds, TD
Kyle Williams: 3 sacks
Jason Jones: sack, fumble return for TD

SD:
Philip Rivers: 26/39, 347 yds, 3 TD, INT
Donald Brown: 9 att, 20 yds
Da’Rick Rogers: 4 rec, 109 yds, TD
Donald Butler: 2 sacks
Corey Liuget: 2 sacks
Melvin Ingram: 2 sacks

JAGUARS 26, Texans 10

JAX (5-2, Week 9 @ BUF):
Blake Bortles: 10/18, 157 yds, TD, INT
Ryan Mathews: 21 att, 91 yds
Allen Robinson: 2 rec, 39 yds, TD

HOU:
Case Keenum: 18/30, 214 yds, TD, 3 INT
Arian Foster: 8 att, 18 yds
Andre Johnson: 7 rec, 97 yds

BYE:
CAR: 7-0, Week 9 @ NO
NYG: 7-0, Week 9 vs. TB
SF: 6-1, Week 9 @ BAL

Standings

AFC North
BENGALS 8-0
Steelers 3-4
Ravens 3-5
Browns 1-5-1

AFC South
Colts 5-2
JAGUARS 5-2
Texans 4-4
Titans 2-6

AFC East
Jets 5-2
Dolphins 4-3
PATRIOTS 2-5
Bills 1-6

AFC West
Raiders 5-3
BRONCOS 4-3
Chiefs 2-6
Chargers 1-6-1

NFC North
Packers 6-1
VIKINGS 5-2
Lions 2-5
Bears 1-6

NFC South
PANTHERS 7-0
Buccaneers 4-4
Saints 1-6
Falcons 0-7

NFC East
GIANTS 7-0
EAGLES 4-3
Redskins 3-4
Cowboys 2-5

NFC West
SEAHAWKS 7-0
49ERS 6-1
Cardinals 5-3
Rams 1-7

News & Notes

DT Geno Atkins (CIN) was voted AFC Defensive Player of the Week.
QB Johnny Manziel (DEN) was voted AFC Offensive Player of the Week.
K Josh Scobee (JAX) re-signed for 2 years, $4.51M.
P Bryan Anger (JAX) re-signed for 4 years, $3.3M.
Minnesota traded LG Josh Sitton, a 2017 1st round pick, and a 2017 2nd round pick to Buffalo for HB DeMarco Murray.
QB Russell Wilson (SEA) was voted NFC Offensive Player of the Week.
LOLB Ryan Kerrigan (SEA) was voted NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
LT Charles Brown (SEA) was released.
WR Ruben Alexander signed with Seattle.

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