The King Degenerates in Vegas are sending emergency smoke signals in the form of a preposterous Week 4 over-under.
They’ve set the Broncos-Eagles over-under at 58 — a number that simultaneously begs us to jam as many Broncos and Eagles into our lineups as possible, and run far, far away from their defenses.
I’ve seen the Denver defense described as a must-play — a top-5 option for some fantasy footballers — since they’re playing the turnover-happy Philadelphia offense.
It’s true that the Eagles have lost five fumbles, thrown two interceptions, and allowed two defensive scores through three weeks, and perhaps Denver’s defense will force Michael Vick’s hand a collect a couple more turnovers this week.
The potential for scoring in this game, however, makes the Broncos defense more of a middling fantasy play. Philadelphia’s horrid defense will be shredded by the Peyton Manning Machine, and the Eagles will have to score, and score a lot. Chip Kelly is going to keep his chubby little foot...