Emerald Madden League ’16: 2015 Week 8 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 8 of the 2015 season. User teams in caps.

PATRIOTS 27, Dolphins 10

NE (6-1, Week 9 vs. WAS):
Tom Brady: 25/34, 310 yds, 2 TD
LeGarrette Blount: 10 att, 28 yds, TD
Rob Gronkowski: 8 rec, 132 yds, TD
Jabaal Sheard: 2 sacks
Logan Ryan: 2 INT

MIA:
Ryan Tannehill: 14/22, 147 yds, TD, 2 INT
Lamar Miller: 10 att, 20 yds
Greg Jennings: 3 rec, 30 yds, TD
Olivier Vernon: 2 sacks

CHIEFS 26, LIONS 0

KC (7-1, Week 9 bye):
Alex Smith: 16/27, 206 pass yds, pass TD, INT, rush TD
Marshawn Lynch: 24 att, 87 yds, TD
Golden Tate: 5 rec, 69 yds

DET (2-6, Week 9 bye):
Matthew Stafford: 9/17, 106 yds, 3 INT
Jamaal Charles: 11 att, 12 yds
Calvin Johnson: 2 rec, 46 yds

FALCONS 50, BUCCANEERS 10

ATL (7-0, Week 9 @ SF):
Matt Ryan: 14/21, 327 yds, 6 TD, INT
Sean Renfree: 5/6, 84 yds
Ben Tate: 21 att, 169 rush yds, 2 rec, 51 rec yds, rec TD
Leonard Hankerson: 6 rec, 118 yds, 2 TD
Julio Jones: 3 rec, 114 yds, 2 TD
Jalen Collins: 3 INT
Robert Alford: INT, fumble recovery
Charles Godfrey: INT, fumble recovery

TB (2-4, Week 9 vs. NYG):
Jameis Winston: 19/40, 234 yds, TD, 7 INT
Doug Martin: 19 att, 25 yds
Vincent Jackson: 4 rec, 41 yds, TD

GIANTS 45, Saints 17

NYG (5-3, Week 9 @ TB):
Ryan Nassib: 20/32, 328 pass yds, 4 pass TD, 3 att, 30 rush yds, rush TD
Rashad Jennings: 13 att, 46 yds, TD
Reggie Wayne: 4 rec, 107 yds
Zach Miller: 2 rec, 15 yds, 2 TD

NO:
Drew Brees: 24/40, 273 yds, 2 TD
Mark Ingram: 14 att, 55 yds
Brandin Cooks: 6 rec, 90 yds, TD

VIKINGS 23, Bears 13 (SIM)

MIN (3-4, Week 9 vs. STL)

BENGALS 49, Steelers 38 (SIM)

CIN (7-0, Week 9 vs. CLE)

COWBOYS 49, SEAHAWKS 35

DAL (4-3, Week 9 vs. PHI):
Tony Romo: 16/21, 326 yds, 5 TD
Duke Johnson: 28 att, 192 rush yds, rush TD, 3 rec, 83 rec yds, rec TD
Dez Bryant: 5 rec, 171 yds, 3 TD

SEA (4-4, Week 9 bye):
Russell Wilson: 13/19, 243 pass yds, pass TD, 2 INT, 6 att, 68 rush yds, 2 rush TD
Latavius Murray: 18 att, 130 yds, 2 TD
Jimmy Graham: 3 rec, 116 yds, TD

Broncos 24, PACKERS 10 (SIM)

GB (4-3, Week 9 @ CAR)

Panthers 34, COLTS 24

IND (6-2, Week 9 vs. DEN):
Andrew Luck: 27/42, 404 yds, 3 TD, 3 INT
Frank Gore: 5 att, 21 yds, TD
Coby Fleener: 10 rec, 168 yds, 3 TD

CAR:
Cam Newton: 14/19, 277 yds, 3 TD
Jonathan Stewart: 27 att, 87 yds
Greg Olsen: 5 rec, 131 yds
Corey Brown: 5 rec, 107 yds, 3 TD
Tre Boston: 2 INT

BYE:
PHI (6-1, Week 9 @ DAL)

Standings

AFC North
BENGALD 7-0
Browns 5-2-1
Steelers 3-5
Ravens 3-5

AFC South
COLTS 6-2
Titans 5-2
Jaguars 2-5
Texans 2-6

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

AFC West
CHIEFS 7-1
Broncos 4-2-1
Chargers 5-3
Raiders 1-6

NFC North
PACKERS 4-3
VIKINGS 3-4
LIONS 2-6
Bears 1-6

NFC South
FALCONS 8-0
Panthers 3-4
BUCCANEERS 2-5
Saints 2-6

NFC East
EAGLES 6-1
GIANTS 5-3
COWBOYS 4-3
Redskins 2-5

NFC West
Cardinals 5-3
Rams 4-3
SEAHAWKS 4-4
49ers 1-7

News & Notes

CB Jalen Collins (ATL) was voted NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
QB Johnny Manziel (CIN) was voted AFC Offensive Player of the Week.
Detroit traded LOLB Tahir Whitehead and WR Kelvin Benjamin to Miami for LE Cameron Wake.
LOLB Stephen Nicholas signed with Detroit.
SS Dewey McDonald (IND) was released.
SS Bernard Pollard signed with Indianapolis.
DT Josh Chapman (IND) was released.
DT C.J. Mosley signed with Indianapolis.
RE Mike Devito (KC) re-signed for 5 years, $19.2M.
QB Ryan Nassib (NYG) was voted NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

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