Monday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Titans vs. Broncos

Monday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Titans vs. Broncos

This article is part of our Showdown/Single Game DFS Breakdown series.

The second of Monday's two games has the Titans as three-point road favorites against the Broncos with a modest 40.5-point total on FanDuel Sportsbook. The Titans were last season's playoff darlings, storming their way to the AFC Championship Game before succumbing to the Super Bowl champion Chiefs, while the Broncos are theoretically looking up after a few years of rebuilding. 

Unfortunately for Denver, they will be without superstar edge rusher Von Miller, who could miss the entire season because of an ankle injury that will require surgery. That absence is obviously built into the line already, but it's still a solid defense overall that won't be easy for the Titans to dominate. These teams previously met in Week 6 last season, a 16-0 Broncos home win in which they held running back Derrick Henry to a season-low 28 rushing yards on 15 attempts. The Ryan Tannehill era basically began in that game, as he replaced Marcus Mariota in the third quarter, and he's been the starter ever since. Tannehill's impact cannot be understated, as he accounted for multiple touchdowns in all but one of his 13 starts (including the playoffs) after that Broncos loss.

DERRICK HENRY

Henry ($11,600 DK, $15,500 FD) is the most expensive player on both sites, as he has basically the highest floor and ceiling in the game. His usage increased significantly as last season progressed, including 32, 34 and 30 carries in the three games before the AFC Championship Game, when he was limited to

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Andrew M. Laird
Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 and 2018 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Head of DFS Content and Senior Soccer Editor. He is an eight-time FSWA award finalist, including twice for Football Writer of the Year.
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