Eric Decker Tops Demaryius Thomas In Fantasy Week 3

September 23, 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker (87) catches a pass during the second quarter against the Houston Texans at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRE

Eric Decker topped Demraryius Thomas in the receiving department on Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Demaryius Thomas was the Broncos wide receiver to own in Week's 1 and 2, but Eric Decker made a statement Sunday against the Texans. Decker caught eight passes for 136 yards on the afternoon, while Thomas hauled in just three balls for 34 yards.

Fantasy Impact: The season began with Decker looking like the No. 1 target for Peyton Manning. However, Thomas stepped up his game in the first two weeks, finding the end zone in each. Decker nearly had a touchdown catch against Houston, but it bounced up and landed with Joel Dreesen instead. Even without a score, though, Decker proved to be a valuable asset for fantasy teams. He and Thomas should continue to put up solid numbers, although they both likely won't score big together each week.

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