Julius Thomas – TE – Broncos- Photo by: Jeffrey Beall -
The NFL is back, and opening night is here! The season kicks off with defending champions, the Baltimore Ravens, hosting Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Here is a special opening night preview for the game and the fantasy factors for both teams broken down by position. At the end of the piece you’ll see my player to scoop up off of your free agent list as well. Enjoy!
Quarterbacks: Joe Flacco may have gotten paid after his big Super Bowl win, but if you want to get paid in your fantasy league, he should not be your QB. Long story short, Flacco was middle of the pack for fantasy QBs in 2012, finishing 15th in points. For week one he is projected below Alex Smith in points in most leagues. He may have won the Lombardi, but Flacco’s track record of year to year inconsistency doesn’t make him a serious viable fantasy quarterback and wont lead you to the promise land to win your league trophy.
Peyton Manning is the exact...