Powered by Automated Insights Steel Gets Past Long is My Horn, Moves Up to Fifth Place
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Steel picked up 37.35 points from Peyton Manning and 31.00 from Adrian Peterson to edge Long is My Horn 165.51 - 162.06. Long is My Horn is watching the season slip away and is winless. Long is My Horn couldn't capitalize on an increase in scoring compared to last week's 135.31 - 124.05 loss against Get Sum!. With Nate Burleson delivering zero points for Steel, the margin could have been bigger. Steel (2-2, 664.88 points) climbs into fifth place while Long is My Horn (0-4, 632.62 points) stays in the cellar.
Smooth Moves by Steel
- Peyton Manning had 37.35 points, the third-highest QB score of the week and the 10th-highest QB score in the league this season.
- The second-highest RB score of the week and the sixth-highest RB score of the season came from Adrian Peterson, who scored 31.00 points.
- Andre Johnson scored 21.00 points, the 10th-highest WR score in the league this week.
- With 14.00 points against a projected 9.58, Blair Walsh had his highest output of the season and has now overachieved in three straight games.
- Kellen Winslow scored 13.30 points to beat his projected point total by 159.8%, which led the matchup.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by Long is My Horn
- Picked up Philip Rivers but left him on the bench, where he ranked third in the league in scoring with 39.05 points.
- Long is My Horn got outscored 14.00 - 3.00 by Steel at the K position.
- It was a season-low 5.40 points for DeSean Jackson this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 33.2% of a projected point total of 16.25.
- Chris Johnson had his lowest score of the season with 5.10 points against a projected 13.55 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
- Dan Bailey scored a season-low 3.00 points, 30.3% of his projected 9.89, which is his lowest percentage of the year.
- If Steel played Long is My Horn every week, they would be 3-1 this season.
- Besides Long is My Horn, Steel would have defeated four other teams this week.
- Had they played each other last week, Steel would have defeated Long is My Horn 128.56 - 124.05.
- If they played the same schedule as Long is My Horn, Steel would be 1-2.
- Steel would be 14-14 if they played every team every week.
- Long is My Horn would have lost to three other teams besides Steel this week.
- If they played the same schedule as Steel, Long is My Horn would be 1-2.
- If they played every team every week, Long is My Horn would be 10-18.
- It was a tough loss for Long is My Horn, which put up the sixth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
- At 3.45 points, the margin of victory was the smallest in the league this season.
- Despite being on the winning team, Rueben Randle had a season-low 1.40 points against a projected 10.13 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
- The 35.50 total points by the WRs on Steel was their lowest WR output this season.
- Steel beat Long is My Horn at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for Long is My Horn.
- Although Steel won, it was no thanks to Jason Witten, who scored 9.30 points and has now scored below his projection in three straight weeks.
- Steel beat their projected points and now have a 2-0 record when beating their projection, while Long is My Horn falls to 0-3 when exceeding their expected point total.
- Long is My Horn is in the basement in the standings for the third week this season.
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