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How much value would Peyton Manning have as a member of the Tennessee Titans? What about the Denver Broncos? - @DanOnofrio (via Twitter)

Michael Fabiano: Regardless of where Manning goes between those two teams, I see him as a No. 1 fantasy quarterback -- and yes, I would draft him ahead of his brother, Eli Manning. There is some risk considering he's 36 and coming off four neck procedures, but I'd be willing to roll the dice on a.Hall of Fame quarterback with a long history of fantasy football success. The real change from a statistical perspective would be felt in the wideouts around him -- Kenny Britt or Demaryius Thomas would have top-10 or 12 value at the position with Manning under center.

Which of these two wide receivers will have more fantasy value next season: Vincent Jackson or Brandon Marshall? - P. Hogan (via Facebook)

M.F.: Assuming Marshall doesn't face league discipline for his latest off-field incident, I would rather have him over Jackson. The talented wideout was one of the best fantasy players at his position during his time with the Denver Broncos, so this reunion with Jay Cutler should be fruitful. On the flip side, Jackson is joining what is expected to be a run-based offense under new Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano. He'll also contend with Mike Williams, Kellen Winslow and Arrelious Benn for targets. And while Josh Freeman is a nice quarterback, he's no Philip Rivers. That's not to suggest that VJax will be a complete bust in Tampa Bay, but I think Marshall is going to be in a better place to find statistical success.

Which wide receiver would you rather have next season: Randy Moss or Reggie Wayne? - @akacoltsnation (via Twitter)

M.F.: Simply put, I don't trust Moss. He's 35, hasn't played a significant role for an NFL team since midseason 2010 and will be joining a 49ers offense that's based on the run. What's more, the list of wideouts to post significant fantasy totals at his age is not a long one. With that said, I'll have Wayne ranked far ahead of Moss at the position. He's no spring chicken either at the age of 33, but I still think Wayne has at least one more 1,000-yard season in the tank. Despite not having Manning under center in 2011, he still finished with a respectable 75 catches and 960 yards. He'll also be the top option in the offense for Andrew Luck, assuming the Colts take him with the top overall pick in the NFL draft. His time as an elite fantasy wideout are over, but Wayne still has more value than Moss.

How highly would you draft Matt Forte now that the Bears have acquired Marshall? Are injuries still a concern for Forte? - B. Yeezy (via Facebook)

M.F.: Forte was on pace for a robust 69 receptions last season before he was injured. With Marshall in the mix, I think that pace decreases -- I have him in the 50-catch range -- but I still see Forte as a No. 1 fantasy running back. Of course, that would change if he holds out of training camp over contractual issues or the Bears decide to bring in a big-name, free-agent runner like Michael Bush. But overall I wouldn't expect Forte's stock to be negatively effected by his new teammate.

Will the addition of Kyle Orton in Dallas cause a quarterback controversy with Tony Romo? - @JDewing4 (via Twitter)

M.F.: I don't think Romo has anything to be concerned about with Orton on the roster -- he is a backup coming in to replace Jon Kitna and won't have any fantasy appeal outside of a Romo injury. So when it comes time to draft a quarterback, don't let Orton's presence keep you from targeting Romo in the third or fourth round. With Orton and Jason Campbell (Bears) off the market, there aren't a lot of options out there for teams looking for a potential starter besides Manning and Matt Flynn. Other less-attractive options include Chad Henne, Vince Young and David Garrard.

Where would you draft Josh Freeman now that he has more offensive weapons and an upgraded offensive line? - J. Thomas (via Facebook)

M.F.: The free-agent news has all been fantastic for Freeman, who now he has Vincent Jackson in the pass attack and guard Carl Nicks protecting him on the offensive line. He also has one of the most favorable schedules at the position based on 2011 fantasy points, so Freeman's fantasy stock is on the rise. Does that mean he'll become a top-10 fantasy quarterback? Probably not. But Freeman is fast becoming an attractive No. 2 option and matchup-based fantasy starter across the board.

Let's assume that Michael Bush signs with the Cincinnati Bengals. Where would you draft him in a fantasy league? - @mariah10412(via Twitter)

M.F.: I think that's one of the best fantasy fits for Bush, who emerged into a nice option for owners last season when Darren McFadden went down with an injured foot. While he did slow down the stretch, Bush would still be the lead running back with Bernard Scott also seeing some time in the rotation. With so many teams going to pure committees, Bush is going to have some real value. In a 12-team league, I can see him going late in the second round or somewhere in the third round. If we're talking about a traditional 10-team format, I don't see him going later than Round 3-4.

What do you make of the Redskins signing all of these wide receivers? Will Pierre Garcon be a fantasy option? - L. Hilton (via Facebook)

M.F.: The 'Skins have added Pierre Garcon and Josh Morgan, but nothing had been done with Eddie Royal at this point in time. Still, the team is clearly trying to line up weapons for their new quarterback, who most expect to be Baylor's Robert Griffin III. While Garcon is a nice fit for the offense because of his ability to stretch the field, he's more of a No. 2 wideout in terms of real football and a No. 3 option in fantasy land. Of course, much depends on what happens with a crowded core of receivers that also includes Santana Moss, Jabar Gaffney, Leonard Hankerson and Anthony Armstrong. If I had to guess, I'd say Moss could be in danger of losing his roster spot - the same could be true of Gaffney.

What are the Miami Dolphins going to do at wide receiver after dealing Marshall and losing out of Jackson? - @NTimLurkins (via Twitter)

M.F.: That is a question a lot of Dolphins fans have to be asking themselves right about now. As it stands, their top three wideouts are Brian Hartline, Davone Bess and Clyde Gates -- that's not exactly Mark Duper and Mark Clayton, is it? The best players still available at the position include Brandon Lloyd, Mario Manningham, Laurent Robinson, Early Doucet, Deion Branch, Braylon Edwards and Plaxico Burress. Clearly there are some good options, but no one that's going to warrant the same sort of fantasy buzz as the departed Brandon Marshall. This is a situation to monitor, though, because coach Joe Philbin isn't going to be shy about throwing the football. So whoever ends up playing a prominent role in the pass attack will be worth a look in fantasy drafts.

What sort of value will Laurent Robinson in Jacksonville? - L. Fernino (via Facebook)

M.F.: There is one place Robinson would continue to have fantasy appeal, and that's in Dallas. Check out his numbers before he had Romo throwing him the football - not good. In fact, his 11 touchdown catches last season are seven more than he posted in the previous four years combined! The Cowboys offense is a perfect fit, as he didn't face the opposition's top cornerback or any double teams with Miles Austin, Dez Bryant and Jason Witten on the field. With the Jaguars, he'll find the sledding much tougher and is a bust candidate with Blaine Gabbert under center.

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