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Ronnie Hillman, Julius Thomas to start for Broncos

While the rest of the NFL announced roster cuts Saturday, the Denver Broncos gave us some tasty depth chart news.

The team's official website announced that Julius Thomas was named the Broncos' official starting tight end and Ronnie Hillman remains first in line at running back.

It's not a surprise that Hillman got the nod, despite his three preseason fumbles. He took most of the first-team reps throughout training camp, with rookie Montee Ball stuck as the backup. Knowshon Moreno is No. 3 on the Broncos' depth chart, but he could be very active on passing downs. The team is rolling with a running back by committee, even if fantasy football owners don't like it.

Fantasy heads might want to pick up Thomas, who beat out Jacob Tamme and Joel Dreesen for the top spot. Thomas is the most explosive athlete of the tight end group and could get plenty of targets in the passing game, as the Broncos look to take advantage of single coverage.

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