After the Denver Broncos lost Montee Ball, everyone was quick to go out and grab Ronnie Hillman. Yes, Hillman will get the start for the Broncos but his role is still unanswered. According to the Broncos official website, the team is expected to ride the hot hand at running back this Sunday against the Jets. Hillman will be competing with C.J. Anderson and Juwan Thompson for carries.
Hillman is clearly the best fantasy option of the trio of Bronco running backs, but I would suggest finding a better option for this week. Ball will be out 2-3 weeks, so see how this week plays out before you go ahead and put Hillman into your lineup. Also, the Jets run defense ranks 7th in the NFL, allowing just 3.3 yards per carry.
It's very possible Peyton Manning throws the ball 40+ times as the Jets have given up the second most touchdowns through the air and have only recorded 1 interception. Expect big games from Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders and Wes Welker.