We’ve reached the midpoint of the 2022 football season. Things in the world of high-stakes leagues are just starting to heat up. Our FFWC High-Stakes Recap: Week 8 dives deep into all the FFWC high-stakes action.
Let’s see how things are shaking out after five weeks of action.
FFWC World Championship
The second half, of the FFWC X World Championship regular season, opened with a bang. 56 players posted at least 180 points. The list includes 17 players who racked up over 200 points. While our overall leader retained the top perch, eight new players entered the Top 20 WC Leaderboard.
Cocktails & Dreams III (7-1 FFWC #3) retained first place for a second straight week. Chad Schroeder racked up 194.25 points. That pushed his overall lead, from 20.05 in Week 7, to 34.30 points following Week 8 action.
Making a massive leap, from 42nd to second place overall, Bluffing Rivers-2 (7-1 FFWC #2) enters the WC Top 20 for the first time this season. Led by Alvin Kamara (42.8), A.J. Brown (39.6), and DeAndre Hopkins (33.9), Billy Muzio piled up 264.65 points. That’s the highest single-week total, across the FFWC X Big 4, this season.
Moving up five spots, from eighth in third place, Ruthless 1 (6-2 FFWC #1) rebounded from a rough Week 7 outing. After posting 124.50 points last week – Evangelos Lilas racked up 190.15 points this week.
Slipping two spots, Miss New Booty (7-1 FFWC #8) dropped from second into fourth place. It wasn’t all bad news for Oliver Dawoud, as 147.55 points was good enough to win his Week 8 matchup. Plus, he leads his league by 96.55 points.
Rounding out the Top 5, Fairways & Greens WC IV (8-0 FFWC #13) posted the third highest Week 8 total. Behind Bluffing Rivers-2 (264.65), and Staff Meeting (263.30 in FFWC #17), Curtis Hirsch moved from 39th to fifth overall after posting 225.20 points.
Our FFWC X WC Shout Out of the Week goes to Curtis Hirsch who added two teams to the Top 20 Leaderboard and now has three squads on the list.
Through eight weeks, just two teams, Fairways & Greens WC IV (FFWC #15) and The Godfather (FFWC SLOW #2), remain undefeated with an 8-0 record. A testament to how competitive the FFWC action has been so far this season – there are just 18 teams with a 7-1 record.
Highly competitive, with just 8.95 points separating the top five teams, the overall standings in the Player Profiler Championship race changed dramatically again this week. For the first time since Week 4, we have a new overall leader. Plus, five new teams joined the Top 20 Leaderboard.
Steadily climbing, since entering the Top 20 in 18th place back in Week 4, Analytics Are For The Deep End (6-2-0) completed his journey to the top. From the first LIVE PPC Online Draft, of the FFWC X season, Louis Gott (PPC 6/11) posted 162.60 points and jumped from fourth into first overall.
After leaping from 32nd to eighth place last week, Steel City (6-2) moved up another six spots into second overall. Brent Hoppe’s PPC 8/7 11:45 PM ET squad posted 174.15 points and is now just 3.35 points out of first.
Another big mover last week, from 48th to second place, Hash Slinging Slashers (6-2), slipped from second into third overall. Scott Nemmers’ Grind Time PPC #2 squad posted 151.10 points, and is just 3.65 points out of the top spot.
Moving up three spots, Mr. Yellow Stickers 3 (7-1) jumped from seventh to fourth overall. Michael Schlissberg’s PPC 8/7 10 PM ET squad posted 169.10 points and went from being 21.45 back to just 5.00 points out of first place.
Rounding out the Top 5, 4 after posting 143.70 points, TD’s N Beer (7-1) fell out of first place for the first time since Week 4. It wasn’t all bad news for Kelly Wells’ crew as he won his Week 8 matchup. Plus, he is just 8.95 points out of first place, and his lead in the PPC SLOW 7 league sits at 90.00 points.
Our PPC Shout Out of the Week goes to Roc Frost who joins Michael Foresta with two teams on the Top 20 list. Roc’s SEPT FOX team (PPC 9/1 7 PM ET) posted a PPC Top 20 high 208.20 points and jumped from 36th into seventh place. That squad joins FOX DOMINATOR (Dominator Show 8/18) which moved from 15th into 12th overall.
Through eight weeks, there are just four teams with a perfect 8-0-0 record. There are another 35 teams that head into Week 9 with a 7-1-0 record.
FFWC X Dynasty Football World Championship
For the fifth week in a row, 20 different Dynasty Football World Championship 2022 leagues are represented on the Top 20 Leaderboard. Four new teams joined the Top 20 list, and 10 of the Top 20 teams posted 191.50 or more points.
Continuing his DFWC 2022 dominance, Classic Wizard (7-1) retained first overall for the eighth straight week. Ben Foster’s DFWC 21 squad posted 192.10 points. And his overall lead went from 64.25 to 84.95 points.
Following a rough Week 7 run, team Trailers (7-1) enjoyed a solid rebound and moved from fifth into second place. Kris Wocks’ crew racked up 210.40 points and his lead in DFWC 1 is now 157.95 points.
Slipping one spot, Ben Foster’s team Hooyah posted 154.85 points and dropped from second into third place. The good news is Team Hooyah moved to 7-1 and leads DFWC 73 by 218.70 points.
Also slipping one spot, team TURD V (7-1) fell from third into fourth place overall. Jon Mares’ DFWC 69 squad posted 165.00 points but has built a 216.50-point lead in DFWC 67.
Rounding out the top five, Sweep The Leg 54 (7-1) jumped for 20th into fifth overall. Rob Fantauzzo’s DFWC 54 squad piled up 256.20 points, which was the highest DFWC total during Week 8 action.
Our DFWC Shout Out of the Week goes to Ben Foster (1st and 3rd), Rob Fantauzzo (2nd and 8th), and Ray Flack (6th and 14th), who all have two teams on the Top 20 Leaderboard.
Heading into Week 9 action, there are 14 teams with an 8-0 record. Somewhat surprising, none of them are in the Top 20 list. Another 81 squads have a 7-1 record and 15 of those teams are in the Top 20.
SuperFlex Bowl Tournament
Shuffling of the deck continued in the SFB Tournament, as the 18th place position was the only spot that remained unchanged. We also have a new overall leader, plus five new teams joined the Top 20 Leaderboard.
Steadily climbing the leaderboard all season, Team Maloney completed his rise to the top during Week 8 action. Entering the week 9.35 points out of first, Jim Maloney’s SFB 2 SLOW team posted 175.40 points and now owns the top spot with a 26.90-point lead. Jim has been a model of consistency. The 169.40 points he posted back in Week 1 is his lowest total through the first eight weeks.
Slipping one spot, from first into second, Glenneration X struggled during Week 8 as he posted 139.15 points. It’s not all bad news for Glenn Lowy, as our 2013 FFWC II Overall Champion still has a 183.15-point lead in the SFB 8 SLOW league.
Moving up two positions, Moose Superknuckle 4 jumped from fifth into third place. Mark Sadler’s SFB 14 SLOW squad posted a SFB Week 8 Top 20 high of 209.85 points. After sitting 70.95 points off the lead entering the week, Mark is now just 27.15 out of first place heading into Week 9 action.
Also slipping one position, from third into fourth, Kohlscheen SFB15 posted 164.10 points. MaxJack didn’t fall too far off the pace though, as he dipped slightly from 31.25 to 33.20 points out of first place. He also has a 152.60-point lead in the SFB 17 SLOW league.