Found December 19, 2012 on Fox Sports:
1. T.Y. Hilton will be a WR2 in 12-Team Leagues Next Season If anyone has reservations about Colts rookie receiver T.Y. Hilton over the fact that he was generally no more than modestly hyped as one of the last picks in the third round from a little known Sun Belt school, they should let go of them as soon as possible. The numbers he's shown the last two months are no fluke, and with fellow receiver Donnie Avery either likely gone in 2013 or in a reduced role, Hilton could be a top-24 fantasy receiver next year. Although he had a fairly slow start, which is far from rare for a rookie, Hilton has 592 yards from scrimmage and six touchdowns (one on a punt return) in his last seven games, and that's with him usually playing fewer snaps than Avery. For the year as a whole, Hilton has 735 yards from scrimmage and seven total touchdowns in 13 games, while Avery has 752 yards and three touchdowns despite playing significantly more. This is one lineup change that is too obvious fo...
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