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Javonte Williams could start for Denver Broncos Week 1

Denver Broncos’ beat writer Ryan O’Halloran believes rookie running back Javonte Williams will be the team’s starting back Week 1 (per Michael Florio)

Fantasy Impact: O’Halloran also said that Melvin Gordon will have a secondary role, likely as third-down back and two-minute drill. Williams coming in as the Broncos’ starting running back would be huge fantasy-wise. The rookie certainly has the talent to be a high-end RB2 if he’s given the starting reigns in Denver. The backfield battle will be one to monitor as we get closer to the regular season.