War Pony come back to knock off Vultures, 149.10-142.85
War Pony earned a come-from-behind win over Vultures, rallying for a 149.10-142.85 victory. War Pony trailed 125.25-115.20 heading into Monday night, but the unit charged back behind Alvin Kamara (33.9 points). Mac Jones (29.25 points) and DeAndre Hopkins (18.3) carried the flag for Vultures in the loss. War Pony (2-5) will look to rack up another W against Redlegs, while Vultures (4-3) take on Steel Reign in an effort to develop some positive momentum.
Top Player Comparison
% of total points 149.1
% of total points 142.85
Both teams had players with highlight-reel moments early Sunday, but after the scoring was completed, War Pony had a 73.50-35.25 lead. Kendrick Bourne hit Nelson Agholor for a 25-yard touchdown pass for War Pony. Bourne also lit up the scoreboard with a 46-yard catch. Mac Jones made the highlight reel for Vultures with a 46-yard pass.
DK Metcalf had an 84-yard touchdown catch for Vultures.
Matchup Player of the Week
Bourne had 68 receiving yards and passed for 25 yards and a touchdown as the Patriots beat the Jets 54-13. In doing so, he put up 18.05 points and more-than-doubled his scoring projection, the fifth-highest percent increase of any WR in the league this season. Bourne will play the Chargers in Week 8.
Points By Position
Believe it or not, we’re already at the midpoint of the season, meaning we ought refresh the Standings.
There's plenty of time left to make a move, but it's hard to count on War Pony making a run up the Standings if they don't start scoring more. The squad finds itself on the outside looking in for the playoffs after averaging only 134.36 points per game through seven weeks, 12th-best in the league.
1771 Pass Yds, 14 Pass TDs
419 Rush Yds, 1 Rush TD, 241 Rec Yds, 4 Rec TDs
26 Rec, 334 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs
Vultures will be tough to beat as long as they are putting up points at this pace. Averaging 165.11 points per game through seven weeks, 2nd-best in the league, the unit finds itself currently in playoff position.
1723 Pass Yds, 15 Pass TDs, 214 Rush Yds, 2 Rush TDs
33 Rec, 537 Rec Yds, 6 Rec TDs
1779 Pass Yds, 9 Pass TDs
Just five of the 11 starters on War Pony exceeded their projected scoring totals.
Vultures had only five of their 11 starters score higher than their projected points.
War Pony put up more points than their season scoring average (134.36) while Vultures fell short of theirs (165.11).
War Pony recorded more points than their projected total, while Vultures failed to reach their projection.
The matchup's 6.25-point margin was the second-closest in the league this week.
The win snaps a three-match losing streak for War Pony, while the loss brings an end to a two-game winning streak for Vultures.
In upset games this season, War Pony moves to (1-1), while Vultures falls to (0-2).