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Broncos-Rams fantasy projections, Week 11: Peyton Manning, DeMaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas look for big days

We break down the Week 11 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the St. Louis Rams.

The Week 11 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the St. Louis Rams pits the modern-day Greatest Show on Turf against the franchise that first inspired that nickname. We've got the fantasy projections for you courtesy of numberFire.

Denver Broncos

Quarterback Peyton Manning is set to walk all over a completely overmatched Rams team in Week 11. The fact he has an uncharacteristic four interceptions in the last two weeks may trouble some of his fantasy owners a bit, but he did also toss five touchdowns and 340 passing yards in Week 10, which makes up for the miscues. There probably won't be nearly as many turnovers for Manning against the Rams, which should leave him poised to dominate St. Louis and lead the charge for his owners Sunday.

A big game for Manning probably equates to a big one for Demaryius Thomas, too. Thomas has at least 100 yards receiving in six straight games and the fact he hasn't found the end zone in the last three weeks makes it all the more likely fantasy owners could see him do more than one touchdown dance against St. Louis. Thomas is a must-start regardless of circumstance in any given week, but a juicy matchup against the Rams could have some fantasy owners locking up their playoff spots early in Week 11.

St. Louis Rams

Quarterback Austin Davis has been held under 200 passing yards in each of the last four games and has just three touchdown passes to go against five interceptions in the last three. Those kind of numbers get you benched in the NFL and that's exactly what the Rams have decided to do. That means career-backup Shaun Hill will be given the task of trying to keep up with the Broncos. In fantasy terms, the Rams have the worst group of receivers in the NFL and with a running game that's average at best, Hill will have to work some magic in order to provide fantasy owners value this week. However, he could end up putting up a lot of meaningless stats once the game is out of reach, which could actually mean a ton in the fantasy world.

Any big numbers from Hill mean Kenny Britt probably has a good day of his own. With Brian Quick (broken arm) out for the season, Britt is the only threat in the Rams' receiving game. He only has 5 catches for 53 yards in the last two games combined, but maybe the switch to Hill under center turns things around for a receiver who was pegged as being a future superstar not too long ago. Fantasy owners may want to gamble on Britt in deep leagues. Somebody has to do well for the Rams Sunday, even though a big game from Britt is unlikely to change the outcome of the game.