Emerald Madden League ’16: 2016 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 2016 season. User teams are in caps.

EAGLES 35, Bears 7

PHI (5-2, Week 9 vs. WAS):
Devin McKnight: 12/18, 220 pass yds, 3 pass TD, 2 INT, 1 att, 3 rush yds, rush TD
Jabyess Jackson: 26 att, 171 yds, TD
Jarius Wright: 3 rec, 79 yds, 2 TD
Connor Barwin: 2.5 sacks

CHI:
Brock Osweiler: 8/21, 89 yds, INT
DeMarco Murray: 5 att, 31 yds, TD
Alshon Jeffery: 2 rec, 32 yds

COLTS 34, Lions 26

IND (6-1, Week 9 @ TEN):
Andrew Luck: 20/34, 306 pass yds, 2 pass TD, 2 INT, rush TD
Toby Gerhart: 20 att, 100 yds
Donte Moncrief: 7 rec, 155 yds, TD
Kendall Langford: fumble recovery for TD

DET:
Brandon Weeden: 15/23, 244 yds, 3 TD
Jamaal Charles: 6 att, 82 yds
Calvin Johnson: 4 rec, 141 yds, 2 TD

BLACK KNIGHTS 35, Panthers 21

LBK (7-1, Week 9 bye):
Jameis Winston: 8/17, 189 yds, 2 TD, 3 INT
C.J. Anderson: 26 att, 157 yds, 3 TD
Ashton Mason: 1 rec, 80 yds, TD

CAR:
Keith Wenning: 17/26, 233 yds, 2 TD, 2 INT
Jonathan Stewart: 12 att, 52 yds, TD
Rod Streater: 3 rec, 104 yds, TD

BULLDOGS 49, Rams 17

LB (8-0, Week 9 @ DEN):
Matt Ryan: 13/21, 318 yds, 4 TD, INT
Russell Davis: 27 att, 187 yds, 3 TD
Julio Jones: 5 rec, 183 yds, 3 TD

STL:
Trevor Cross: 10/19, 234 yds, 2 TD, 3 INT
Tre Mason: 6 att, 19 yds
Todd Gurley: 2 rec, 64 yds

BENGALS 31, Browns 27

CIN (6-1, Week 9 @ BUF):
Johnny Manziel: 21/34, 280 yds, 4 TD, 3 INT
Jeremy Hill: 16 att, 73 rush yds, 4 rec, 0 rec yds, rec TD
A.J. Green: 9 rec, 152 yds, 2 TD

CLE:
Colby Riley: 19/31, 213 yds, 3 TD
LeGarrette Blount: 33 att, 139 yds
Dwayne Bowe: 5 rec, 46 yds, 2 TD

CHARGERS 38, Broncos 14

SD (5-3, Week 9 bye):
Philip Rivers: 33/47, 361 yds, 4 TD, INT
Melvin Gordon: 14 att, 80 yds, TD
Antonio Gates: 12 rec, 125 yds, TD
Eric Weddle: 2 INT

DEN:
Landry Jones: 10/18, 226 yds, 2 TD, 3 INT
Matt Forte: 10 att, 35 yds
Demaryius Thomas: 4 rec, 115 yds, TD
Aaron Slater: 5 rec, 104 yds, TD

SEAHAWKS 38, Patriots 17

SEA (6-2, Week 9 bye):
Russell Wilson: 18/25, 365 yds, 5 TD, 3 INT
Jamon Riley: 14 att, 78 yds
Joey Scott: 5 rec, 104 yds, TD
Jimmy Graham: 4 rec, 92 yds, 2 TD
Parker Carter: 2 sacks

NE:
Mason Johnson: 22/36, 226 pass yds, pass TD, 3 INT, 3 att, 17 rush yds, rush TD
Ahmad Bradshaw: 8 att, 22 yds
Julian Edelman: 7 rec, 75 yds
Jabaal Sheard: 3 sacks

GIANTS 52, COWBOYS (CPU) 17

NYG (6-1, Week 9 vs. ARI):
Sam Jordan: 21/35, 391 yds, 4 TD
Jimmy Garoppolo: 4/5, 87 yds, TD
Jaylun Edwards: 25 att, 114 yds, TD
Rashad Jennings: 9 att, 109 rush yds, 3 rec, 20 rec yds, 2 rec TD
Odell Beckham: 8 rec, 227 yds, TD
Jarvis Landry: 3 rec, 102 yds, TD
J.T. Thomas: 3.5 sacks
Jamal Woods; INT return for TD

DAL (5-2, Week 9 vs. MIN):
Cam Newton: 27/41, 323 yds, TD, INT
Joseph Randle: 25 att, 91 yds, TD
Dez Bryant: 8 rec, 140 yds, TD

JETS 27, Steelers 24 (SIM)

NYJ (6-1, Week 9 @ NE)

BYE:
GB (4-3, Week 9 vs. CHI)
KC (3-4, Week 9 vs. OAK)

Standings

AFC North
BENGALS 6-1
Ravens 4-3
Browns 2-6
Steelers 1-7

AFC South
COLTS 6-1
Jaguars 4-4
Texans 3-4
Titans 2-5

AFC East
JETS 6-1
Bills 5-2
Patriots 5-3
Dolphins 2-5

AFC West
CHARGERS 5-3
Broncos 4-3
CHIEFS 3-4
Raiders 0-7

NFC North
Vikings 4-3
PACKERS 4-3
Lions 3-4
Bears 1-6

NFC South
BULLDOGS 8-0
BLACK KNIGHTS 7-1
Panthers 2-6
Saints 1-6

NFC East
GIANTS 6-1
COWBOYS 5-2
EAGLES 5-2
Redskins 0-7

NFC West
SEAHAWKS 6-2
Cardinals 3-4
49ers 3-4
Rams 1-7

News & Notes

QB Sam Jordan (NYG) was voted NFC Offensive Player of the Week.
ROLB J.T. Thomas (NYG) was voted NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
QB Philip Rivers (SD) was voted AFC Offensive Player of the Week.

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