Originally posted on Mr. Irrelevant  |  Last updated 12/27/11
Here with a guest post is drewtabaga, who won our Redskins-Jets Predictions contest a while back. This past August ESPN ran a story claiming that Michael Vick’s 2010 MNF destruction of the Redskins was the greatest fantasy performance by a quarterback since 1950, besting even George Blanda and Y.A. Tittle’s seven-touchdown games from the 1960s. (Blanda and Tittle each would’ve earned 48 fantasy points by standard ESPN and Yahoo! scoring; Vick had 49.) That story had one glaring omission. On 11/10/1991, about 19 years prior to the 11/15/2010 Monday Night Massacre, Mark Rypien put up a stat line that looked like this: 16/31, 442 yards, six touchdowns, zero interceptions, four yards rushing and one rushing touchdown. So, if we bust out the calculator (25 passing yards = one point, one passing touchdown = four points, 10 rushing yards = one point, one rushing TD = six points), Ryp won some manually scoring fantasy nerd 48.08 points that day. Rypien’s day is more impressive when you con...
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