Finally, a Thursday night game that fantasy owners can fully embrace. Denver and San Diego have combined to average 57.8 total points and 754.0 net yards per game through seven weeks. These teams are fantasy machines.
Ronnie Hillman and rookie Branden Oliver have both emerged as waiver wire revelations in recent weeks. Hillman is coming off back-to-back games in which he's topped 100 scrimmage yards, and both performances were in difficult matchups (NYJ, SF). He's an obvious fantasy starter at home, facing a Bolts defense that allows 4.5 yards per carry to opposing backs. Oliver's matchup isn't nearly as friendly, as Denver's defense currently ranks third in the league against the run, allowing just 74.3 rushing yards per game and 3.3 yards per carry. But Oliver has certainly passed the eye test. He's running as an every-down, all-situation back, a powerful ball-carrier with vision and pass-catching ability. His workload have been significant, too, with every other Chargers RBRead More »from Ronnie Hillman vs. Branden Oliver - Who to start in fantasy football in Week 8