Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles
Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles

This article is part of our Depth Chart Watch series.

The NHL and NBA finally ended this month, while baseball's not even halfway through the regular season. But hey, by this point, first place has become a distant dream to fantasy owners in the bottom half of their league's standings. You know what that means: time to start thinking about your fantasy football team! Let's take a nigh-absurdly early look at how a new season's position battles will shake out, shall we? (Note that not every team has position battles on its hands; if there's a specific depth situation you want me to cover that I left out, feel free to ask in the comments.)

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Cleveland Browns
New acquisition Robert Griffin is theoretically in a battle with Josh McCown and rookie Cody Kessler for the starting job, but let's be honest with ourselves, the Browns didn't bring the big name in to ride the pine. McCown is a 36-year-old vet who in no way represents this team's future, while Kessler was widely considered a reach as a third-round pick. It's hard to know what to expect from RG3 at this point in his tumultuous career, but it's also hard not to see him as an improvement over what Cleveland rolled out there last season, McCown included.

Denver Broncos
Broncos fans have to be smarting at the change in their fortunes at quarterback over the last year. First, they downgraded suddenly from a full-bore, Hall-of-Fame-quality Peyton Manning to an empty husk with Peyton Manning's face drawn on it. Then

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Andrew Fiorentino
Managing hockey editor, talent wrangler, football columnist, FSWA's 2015 fantasy hockey writer of the year. Twitter: @akfiorentino
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