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Fantasy Football Start 'Em Sit 'Em Week 15: Kyle Orton Will Not Start

In today's Denver Broncos-Oakland Raiders tilt, who should fantasy owners start and who should sit?

Start Em

Darren McFadden, RB, Oakland - McFadden has a favorable match-up against the porous Broncos rush defense, which he torched for 165 yards and three touchdowns in their earlier game. Against the Jaguars last week, McFadden had three total touchdowns (two rushing, one receiving).

Knowshon Moreno, RB, Denver - While the rushing yards haven't always been there since the second half of the season, Knowshon Moreno has more than made up for it with his inclusion into the passing game. He's averaging 92.4 yards on the ground and 44.0 yards in the air over the last five games. With rookie Tim Tebow starting at quarterback, Moreno should become the key pivot on offense. This may make the Raiders focus more on the running back, but don't sit Moreno.

Sit Em

Kyle Orton, QB, Denver - Tim Tebow's taken all of the first team reps this week and Orton has barely thrown the ball. Sources indicate the decision has already been made to start Tim Tebow.

Broncos DST - This is a no-brainer as this team has the second-worst rushing defense in the league. This defense has been avoided all season long.

Sit Only If Better Option Available

Brandon Lloyd, WR, Denver - Teams have treated Lloyd like a true No. 1 receiver recently and Kyle Orton's precipitous drop in production hasn't helped matters. With the rookie Tebow likely to start, this may not be a good week to look for Lloyd to make a return to fantasy prominence.

Oakland DST - The Raiders are 4-0 in division competition, but the defense has allowed 30-plus points in three of its last four games. Facing a rookie quarterback will help this defense.