Wes Welker has strong fantasy showing in first start
Peyton Manning has a new favorite target in Denver. Wes Welker caught a team-high nine passes for 67 yards and two touchdowns in Thursday night's win against the Ravens.
Fantasy impact: Welker's departure from New England was expected to take a toll on his value, but Manning kept his new receiver in his sights throughout the regular season opener. The first touchdown was created by a nice change of direction from Welker, and the second was a simply blown coverage after Thomas took two receivers with him at the goal line.
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Expect both receivers to remain heavily involved in the offense going forward. Eric Decker saw seven targets and struggled to haul in a few passes. His stock is falling after Week 1.
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