Emerald Madden League ’16: 2015 Week 1 Recap

The Emerald Madden League is a Madden NFL 16 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 1 of the 2015 season. User teams in caps.

CHIEFS 24, Texans 7

KC (1-0, Week 2 vs. DEN):
Alex Smith: 16/29, 229 yds, pass TD, 2 INT, rush TD
Jamaal Charles: 21 att, 91 yds, TD
Travis Kelce: 4 rec, 94 yds, TD
Marcus Peters: 2 INT

HOU:
Ryan Mallett: 10/19, 134 yds, TD, 5 INT
Chris Polk: 4 att, 18 yds
DeAndre Hopkins: 2 rec, 46 yds

COLTS 14, Bills 14

IND (1-0, Week 2 vs. NYJ):
Andrew Luck: 23/34, 248 yds, 2 TD, INT
Frank Gore: 17 att, 54 yds
Donte Moncrief: 5 rec, 72 yds, TD

BUF:
E.J. Manuel: 14/20, 203 yds, 2 TD
LeSean McCoy: 10 att, 27 yds
Charles Clay: 4 rec, 56 yds, TD

Rams 28, SEAHAWKS 24

SEA (0-1, Week 2 @ GB):
Russell Wilson: 23/46, 380 yds, 3 TD, 3 INT
Christine Michael: 1 att, 11 yds
Jimmy Graham: 10 rec, 185 yds, 3 TD

STL:
Nick Foles: 15/23, 217 yds, 3 TD
Tre Mason: 5 att, 61 yds
Stedman Bailey: 5 rec, 103 yds, TD
Aaron Donald: 3 sacks
Chris Long: 2.5 sacks

Chargers 44, LIONS 7

DET (0-1, Week 2 @ MIN):
Matthew Stafford: 11/31, 241 yds, TD, 3 INT
Marshawn Lynch: 9 att, 58 yds
Calvin Johnson: 2 rec, 117 yds, TD

SD:
Philip Rivers: 9/15, 227 yds, 3 TD
Melvin Gordon: 17 att, 163 yds, TD
Keenan Allen: 2 rec, 95 yds, TD

BENGALS 13, Raiders 10

CIN (1-0, Week 2 vs. SD):
Zach Mettenberger: 12/22, 222 yds, INT
Giovani Bernard: 17 att, 65 yds
Jeremy Hill: 6 rec, 127 yds

OAK:
Derek Carr: 18/28, 116 yds, TD, INT
Roy Helu: 10 att, 41 yds
Amari Cooper: 5 rec, 25 yds, TD

COWBOYS 35, GIANTS 22

DAL (1-0, Week 2 @ PHI):
Tony Romo: 14/24, 287 yds, TD, INT
Joseph Randle: 23 att, 114 yds, 2 TD
Dez Bryant: 5 rec, 123 yds, TD
J.J. Wilcox: 87-yd fumble return for TD

NYG (0-1, Week 2 vs. ATL):
Eli Manning: 17/33, 223 yds, TD, 3 INT
Ray Rice: 3 att, 29 yds, TD
Victor Cruz: 5 rec, 84 yds
Prince Amukamara: INT return for TD

FALCONS 45, EAGLES 42

ATL (1-0, Week 2 @ NYG):
Matt Ryan: 18/37, 363 yds, 3 TD, 3 INT
Chris Johnson: 23 att, 39 yds, 2 TD
Levine Toilolo: 5 rec, 89 yds
Paul Worrilow: 2 INT, fumble recovery
Desmond Trufant: INT return for TD

PHI (0-1, Week 2 vs. DAL):
Sam Bradford: 21/32, 337 yds, 4 TD, 7 INT
DeMarco Murray: 24 att, 133 rush yds, rush TD, 6 rec, 80 rec yds, 2 rec TD
Zach Ertz: 5 rec, 110 yds, 2 TD
Walter Thurmond: 2 INT

Standings

AFC North
BENGALS 1-0
Browns 1-0
Ravens 0-1
Steelers 0-1

AFC South
COLTS 1-0
Titans 1-0
Jaguars 1-0
Texans 0-1

AFC East
Patriots 1-0
Dolphins 1-0
Bills 0-1
Jets 0-1

AFC West
Broncos 1-0
CHIEFS 1-0
Chargers 1-0
Raiders 0-1

NFC North
Packers 1-0
Vikings 1-0
Bears 0-1
LIONS 0-1

NFC South
Saints 1-0
FALCONS 1-0
Buccaneers 0-1
Panthers 0-1

NFC East
COWBOYS 1-0
Redskins 0-1
GIANTS 0-1
EAGLES 0-1

NFC West
Rams 1-0
SEAHAWKS 0-1
49ers 0-1
Cardinals 0-1

News & Notes

Desmond Trufant (ATL) suffered a broken collarbone and will miss 6 weeks.
HB Antone Smith (ATL) was released.
HB Chris Johnson signed with Atlanta.
WR Eric Weems (ATL) was released.
WR Kris Durham signed with Atlanta.
MLB Allen Bradford (ATL) was released.
MLB Zaviar Gooden signed with Atlanta.
Cincinnati traded QB Andy Dalton and a 2016 3rd round pick to Tennessee for QB Zach Mettenberger.
LT Andrew Whitworth (CIN) re-signed for 3 years, $25.2M.
RT Andre Smith (CIN) re-signed for 6 years, $37.5M.
Dallas traded RG MackenzyBernadeau to St. Louis for DT Michael Brockers.
Detroit traded HB Theo Riddick, WR Corey Fuller, and a 2016 1st round pick to Seattle for HB Marshawn Lynch and WR Doug Baldwin.
FB Tyler Varga (IND) was released.
FB lonnie Pryor signed with Indianapolis.
CB Mike Harris (NYG) was released.
HB Orleans Darkwa (NYG) was released.
QB Ricky Stanzi (NYG) was released.
WR Juron Criner (NYG) was released.
MLB Ernie Sims (NYG) was released.
ROLB Aldon Smith signed with the New York Giants.
LOLB Geno Hayes signed with the New York Giants.
RE Ray McDonald signed with the New York Giants.
ROLB Jacquian Williams signed with the New York Giants.
HB Ray Rice signed with the New York Giants.
ROLB Jonathan Casillas (NYG) was released.
C Dallas Reynolds (NYG) was released.
C Chris Myers signed with the New York Giants.
WR Reggie Wayne signed with the New York Giants.
DT Jay Bradley (NYG) was released.
DT Jonathan Babineaux signed with the New York Giants.
WR Riley Cooper (PHI) was released.

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