Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 8/2/13
QB Peyton Manning (Denver) It’s possible that the addition of Welker can lead to be even further improved Manning, but I don’t find it that likely that Manning will surpass the arguably 2nd best season of his career (at least in terms of QB rating) in what is his age 37 season. It’s more likely that regression to the mean and normal diminishing physical skills for a 37-year-old who has recently had a serious injury lead to an inferior 2013 as compared to 2012 for Manning. Sure, Manning’s mean is still one of the best in the game, but I don’t buy that he’ll be improved over last season just because of Wes Welker’s presence on the slot. Don’t buy too high, especially in a deep year for quarterbacks. Projection: 4500 passing yards, 35 touchdowns, 16 interceptions, 20 rushing yards, 0 rushing touchdowns (290 pts standard, 360 pts 6 pt td leagues) RB Montee Ball (Denver) Ball is the most talented of the Broncos’ running back trio, but John Fox notoriously hates playing rookies, especiall...
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