Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/5/12
Fantasy playoffs are on the line. It begins with the Thursday night football game. The red hot Denver Broncos meet the ice cold Oakland Raiders. If it wasn't Thursday night it would be a slam dunk.But it is a Thursday night game where the visiting team does not do so well. But this is not Tim Tebow's Broncos. This is Peyton Manning's team. Is there anyone you can depend on Thursday night?QuarterbacksCarson Palmer or Peyton ManningThe Denver defense ranks fourth in the league. They have recorded 38 sacks which is second in the NFL. Carson Palmer has been sacked 25 times. The Raiders' defense ranks 25th in the league. They will be going against Peyton Manning. Manning is the quarterback who has gotten you to the playoffs. Last week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers he had 242 yards and three touchdowns. For the season he has 29 touchdowns and 3,502 yards. If you are having flashbacks to last Thursday where the always trusty Drew Brees ended the night with no touchdowns and five interce...
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