NFL Reactions: Week 17

NFL Reactions: Week 17

This article is part of our NFL Reactions series.

Abbott and Costello. Jerry and George. Michael and Dwight. Chandler and Joey. Bert and Ernie. Mary-Kate and Ashley. Who doesn't love a good TV duo? They've created memories for us over the years and shown us what two people working together with great chemistry can accomplish. 

Watching Sunday's games, I started to think of some other duos I've had the opportunity to witness on my own television over the years. In my fantasy-centric brain, it's not surprising that my mind wandered to the gridiron — more specifically, the dynamic duos of fantasy football championship lore. 

The year was 2012. It was a Week 16 matchup between the Cowboys and the Saints. New Orleans won 34-31 in an overtime thriller, but fantasy managers who started the Cowboys' Tony Romo and Dez Bryant had a thrill of their own in fantasy championship week. Romo went off, throwing for 416 yards and four touchdowns. Bryant caught nine balls for 224 yards and two touchdowns. The pair did everything they could for our fantasy squads, and that's what makes them legends in our world. We won't remember the Cowboys loss, but we'll remember the fantasy title.

Need an example in recent history? You need only look back to a year ago, when fantasy managers saw Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams combining for another championship-winning type of performance. In a huge win over the Titans, Rodgers completed 21 of 25 passes for 231 yards and four touchdowns. Adams caught three of those scores while catching

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
RotoWire Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only NFL Chat
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire NFL fans for all the pre-game info and in-game banter.
Join The Discussion
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Joe Daley
Joe Daley joined RotoWire in 2021 as a beat writer for the Denver Broncos and a contributor of NFL content. Joe is a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan from Connecticut. Beyond his family, his biggest passions are writing and fantasy football. The ability to marry those two things together is an absolute dream.
Yahoo DFS Football: Championship Round Picks
Yahoo DFS Football: Championship Round Picks
Weekly Rankings: Conference Championships Value Meter
Weekly Rankings: Conference Championships Value Meter
Staff Picks: Focused on the 49ers
Staff Picks: Focused on the 49ers
NFL Gambling- Conference Title Picks ATS- Moneyline Underdog Play (Video)
NFL Gambling- Conference Title Picks ATS- Moneyline Underdog Play (Video)