Powered by Automated Insights Steves Broncos Recovers Late to Eke Out a Victory over Honey Badgers
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Down 28.24 on Monday night, Steves Broncos came back to edge Honey Badgers 87.80 - 86.64. Steves Broncos benefited from 19.30 points from Eric Decker and 15.50 from Adrian Peterson. This was one of the tightest outcomes to date, with the 1.16-point margin of victory being the smallest recorded in the league this season. Honey Badgers, coming off a 145.52 - 127.30 win against Thunder Buddies, saw their scoring drop off this week. Honey Badgers got zero points from Jermichael Finley, which might have made the difference in the outcome. Steves Broncos (1-2, 302.72 points) climbs into fifth place while Honey Badgers (1-2, 347.08 points) drops to third place.
Smooth Moves by Steves Broncos
- The 14.00 points scored by Justin Tucker was the second-highest K score of the week and is the second-highest K score in the league this season.
- Eric Decker had 19.30 points, the highest WR score of the week and the 10th-highest WR score in the league this season.
- Adrian Peterson scored 15.50 points, which ranked sixth out of all the RBs in the league this week.
- Wes Welker had the third-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 14.40 points.
- Julius Thomas had the second-highest TE score in the league this week with 9.70 points.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by Honey Badgers
- Missed an opportunity by leaving Russell Wilson on the bench. He scored 22.48 points, the ninth-highest score in the league this week.
- The WR corps couldn't keep pace with their counterparts from Steves Broncos and were outscored 39.90 - 12.70.
- Dwayne Bowe had a season-low 0.40 points against a projected 11.04 and underachieved for the second time this season.
- Arian Foster did not meet his 14.04-point projection this week, the second time that's happened this season. His 5.20 points were also a season-low.
- With a season-low 2.50 points versus a projected 11.03, Victor Cruz failed to meet his projection for the first time this season.
- If Steves Broncos played Honey Badgers every week, they would be 2-1 this season.
- Steves Broncos would have beaten two other teams besides Honey Badgers this week.
- If they played the same schedule as Honey Badgers, Steves Broncos would be 0-2.
- If Steves Broncos had played every team in the league each week, they would be 7-8.
- Besides Steves Broncos, Honey Badgers would have been defeated by two other teams this week.
- Had they played each other last week, Steves Broncos would have lost to Honey Badgers 145.52 - 92.90.
- If they played the same schedule as Steves Broncos, Honey Badgers would be 1-1.
- Honey Badgers would be 8-7 if they played every team every week.
- In the loss, LeSean McCoy ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 21.80 points against a projected 14.83 and has now overachieved in every game this season.
- Steves Broncos won by scoring 87.80 points, the lowest winning score in the league this season.
- Although Honey Badgers lost, they did put up the sixth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
- At 1.16 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
- Steves Broncos got the best total score from their WRs of any team this week with 39.90 points.
- Steves Broncos improves to 1-1 in close games this season.
- Honey Badgers got 12.70 points from their WRs, the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
- Matt Prater played well in the loss with 17.00 points, the highest score of any K in the league this week.
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