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Week 8 Fantasy Recap

June 17, 2019 - Arena Football League (AFL) - Philadelphia Soul News Release

With Danny Southwick and Brandon Cottom stepping in, the Soul had nine different players register at least 5 fantasy points this week. That's by far the most 5-point scorers by any team in a single week this season. In fact, the Soul had more variety this week than 3 other teams have had all season - Albany and Washington have only eight skill position players with at least 5 fantasy points this season, while Atlantic City has just seven.

Soul DraftKings Points in Week 8 vs. Atlantic City

Darius Prince 18.5

Adrian Ferns 18.4

Dan Raudabaugh 17.5

BJ Bunn 15.4

Jordan Williams 12.7

Lonnie Outlaw 10.7

Brandon Cottom 6.3<<

Kenny Spencer 6

Danny Southwick 5.2<<

>> First points with Soul this season

- While spreading the ball around didn't help the Soul much on the DraftKings season leaderboard, both Dan Raudabaugh and Darius Prince remain among the top-7 overall scorers.

Most DraftKings Points - This Season

Arvell Nelson 310.5 Washington Valor

Malachi Jones 284.2 Albany Empire

Tommy Grady 276.3 Albany Empire

LaMark Brown 224.6 Atlantic City Blackjacks

Dan Raudabaugh 223.1 Philadelphia Soul

Quentin Sims 221 Albany Empire

Darius Prince 220.5 Philadelphia Soul

Shane Boyd 219.4 Baltimore Brigade

Grant Russell 207.5 Columbus Destroyers

Joe Hills 207.1 Baltimore Brigade

- Adrian Ferns had another big day against Atlantic City, scoring three touchdowns for the second time in as many games against the Blackjacks. He's racked up 41.1 DraftKings points in two games against Atlantic City (20.6 PPG), compared to 24.9 total points in the other six games combined (4.2 PPG). He's also scored 64.2 of his 66 total points at home this season.

- With his second double-digit performance in a row, Ferns became the leading scorer among AFL fullbacks this season. He scored 14.6 last week against the Valor before his 18.4-point outing on Sunday against Atlantic City.

Most DraftKings Points by RB - This Season

Adrian Ferns 66.0<< Philadelphia Soul

Mykel Benson 63.7 Albany Empire

Rory Nixon 52.1 Baltimore Brigade

>> 64.2 in five home games

- Despite Ferns' three-touchdown performance, WR Darius Prince actually led the team with 18.5 fantasy points, making him this week's DraftKings Player of the Week.

- Next up, the Soul will take on a Columbus team that boasts dangerous return man and receiver Fabian Guerra. The player's 28.0 fantasy points per game rank fifth in the league this season.

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