Latimer struggled with playbook in year one-- Mon Apr 20 6:00 am --
Broncos expect big jump in year two
"It took me too long to actually catch on," Cody Latimer said. "I was in the playbook, but I could have done even more. When I actually got it, it was too late. It was just way different (than college). I would know the play, then Peyton (Manning) would change it. Then I'd get to thinking too much and play slower."(Denver Post)
FF Today's Take:A classic issue for receivers first year in the league. Latimer projects to play more this season now that Wes Welker has been released. Latimer is expected to play on the outside with Emmanuel Sanders in the slot on three wide receiver sets.
Gary Kubiak: "I think it's time for him to make a big jump, not just a little jump. Obviously his playing time is fixing to pick up, and it needs to pick up. We need him."
Sanders expected to play more in the slot-- Mon Apr 13 5:30 pm --
Role will change for Broncos receiver
The Broncos will feature a more balanced offense centered on a zone-blocking running attack. Emmanuel Sanders recognizes that his role could change. He expects to play in the slot when the Broncos use a three-wide-receiver set.
"I am comfortable there. I did it a lot in Pittsburgh (with the Steelers) and in college," Sanders said.
FF Today's Take:The Broncos are expected to run the ball much like they did the second half of 2014. Cody Latimer will play on the outside in three wide receiver sets, kicking Sanders inside. As a result, it's hard to imagine Sanders repeating his 2014 performance (101-1404-9) when he finished as fantasy's No.7 wideout. A WR2 value is realistic but his early ADP is likely to be higher based off last season's WR1 production.