Originally written on The Fake Football  |  Last updated 10/31/14
I just got back from the Kool-Aid stand and I have to say, what I’m sipping is delicious. You should try some. It’s called, “Dez Bryant Will be a Top-15 Scorer in 2013”. It was quite good last year. It is even better this year now that it’s been seasoned with the subtle undertones of focus and maturity, and blended with aggressive flavors that will beat any double coverage. Before you imbibe, I think it’s important to set the table with just how difficult being a top-15 scorer is for a wide receiver. Since the great realignment of 2002 only five have done it. The last one was Calvin Johnson, whose 1,681 yards and 16 touchdowns were good enough for 11th in 2011. But even his record-setting 1,964 yards last year barely qualified him for the top 25. So as you can see, this isn’t just a bold prediction; it’s an outright reckless prediction. I’m basically projecting Bryant to have some variation of 1,500-1,700 yards and 14-16 touchdowns—a stat-line that represents elite wide receiver sea...

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