Matthew Stafford and Andrew Luck threw for a combined seven touchdown passes and their teams combined to score a whopping 74 points. The game was so high scoring that almost any fantasy player in the game had a big day. But what are the five things that fantasy owners should be learning about the game? For more fantasy Football takeaways, click here.

1. The Colts defense is really bad

Without Vontae Davis, the Colts couldn't cover anybody.

Matthew Stafford finished his day with 340 passing yards and three touchdowns. Marvin Jones, Theo Riddick, and Ameer Abdullah all had more than fifty receiving yards. And Abdullah and Riddick managed to combine for more than 100 rushing yards on just 19 combined carries. What does all of this mean? It means that you should start every major Broncos player you have next week against a Colts defense that just proved it is completely incapable of stopping anybody.

2. The Lions defense isn't much better

These two teams played in a shootout for a reason. Andrew Luck carved up the Lionsdefense for 385 passing yards and four touchdowns. Philip Dorsett, T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief, Dwayne Allen, and Jack Doyle all played major roles in the Colts victory. That's right, the Lions allowed significant production to come from six different wide receivers! These guys clearly can't cover anyone and will have their hands full with Marcus Mariota and the Titans next week.

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3. The Colts have zero useful Fantasy Running Backs

Frank Gore just isn't going to cut it for fantasy owners at this point. He had just six fantasy points in a game that eventually reached a point total of 74. If he can't do anything in this game, when will he do it? Andrew Luck and the Colts would prefer to rely on the passand its hard not to see why. At 33 years old, Gore has lost a step and is no longer the powerful and dominant back that he once was.

4. Ameer Abdullah's dual threat capabilities

The Lions used Theo Riddick on most passing downs last season and left Abdullah on the bench after several fumbles. This season, it looks like the Lions are willing to give Abdullah more of a chance. Matthew Stafford completed five passes for 57 yards to the young running back, one of which actually went for a touchdown. He tacked on another 6 fantasy points on the ground, bringing his total up to a respectable 17 fantasy points. Abdullah will quickly become a weekly starter if he continues to be featured in this role.

5. Dwayne Allen is solid Tight End without Coby Fleener

Coby Fleener has limited Dwayne Allen's production for far too long. Now that Fleener is with the Saints, Allen has an opportunity to finally prove himself as a solid fantasy tight end. He did a pretty good job in his first game, catching four passes for 53 receiving yards and a touchdown. That's good news for fantasy owners who are still in desperate need of a tight end after starting Jared Cook, who scored zero fantasy points in week 1.

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