Steel Curtain Picks Up Win Against NinjaBoot to Grab 10th Place

Week 7

  • Steel Curtain
  • 2-5
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 87
  • NinjaBoot
  • 2-5
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 71

Steel Curtain (2-5, 481 points) registered the highest point total they've scored this season, defeating NinjaBoot (2-5, 659 points) 87 to 71. Steel Curtain came into the Sunday games already in front 18 to 3. That advantage disappeared by the end of the early Sunday games and they trailed by 19. However, with the help of 3 points from Darren Sproles, Steel Curtain ended Sunday night ahead.

Top Players

    • Philip Rivers
    • 27
    • Mike Evans
    • 22
    • Marshawn Lynch
    • 18
    • Stephen Gostkowski
    • 13

Smooth Moves by Steel Curtain

  • Philip Rivers brought in 27 points, which was good enough to rank fourth in the league in scoring this week and second-best of any player on Steel Curtain this season.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Marshawn Lynch. He had the seventh-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 18 points.
  • Steel Curtain saw the majority of their starters (5 of 9) beat their projected point total.
  • Michael Floyd scored 11 points and beat his scoring projection by 46.5%, which led the team.
  • Steel Curtain won even with Alfred Morris in the starting lineup, who didn't score any points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Fantasy Football is a mental sport. Using your brain is a great way to ensure success.
  • The lowest score by a player for NinjaBoot this week was 2 points from Joseph Randle. The score was below his projected points of 7.10, which marks the third straight week where that has happened.
  • Jordan Cameron, who NinjaBoot picked up this week, scored below his 6.40-point projection with 2 points.
  • NinjaBoot needed more points from the QB position, where Steel Curtain beat them 27 - 9.
  • NinjaBoot had 5 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Steel Curtain played NinjaBoot every week, they'd be 1-6 this season.
  • Besides NinjaBoot, Steel Curtain would have defeated four other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as NinjaBoot, Steel Curtain would be 0-6.
  • If Steel Curtain had played every team in the league each week, they would be 13-64.
  • NinjaBoot would have lost to seven other teams besides Steel Curtain this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Steel Curtain would have lost to NinjaBoot 107 - 79 had they played each other last week.
  • NinjaBoot would be 4-2 if they played the same schedule as Steel Curtain.
  • If they played every team every week, NinjaBoot would be 43-33-1.

Game Notes

  • Three of the five losses for NinjaBoot this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Steel Curtain won by 16 points, covering the 11.29-point spread.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 2 total points by the RBs on NinjaBoot was their smallest RB output this season.
  • Steel Curtain had their highest score of the season with 87 points.
  • It was a season-low point total for NinjaBoot.
  • The loss was a familiar refrain for NinjaBoot, as they have now dropped four in a row.
  • Steel Curtain beat their projected points and now have a 2-0 record when beating their projection, while NinjaBoot falls to 1-3 when exceeding their expected point total.
  • Stephen Gostkowski played well in the loss with 13 points, the highest score of any K in the league this week.
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