1. Titus Young will Approach WR2 Production
Although an injury is never something to celebrate, there's at least a silver lining to Nate Burleson's season-ending leg injury, as his absence allows growth for Titus Young, who is by any account more talented than Burleson and has much more upside as a fantasy option.
With Burleson out of the lineup against Seattle on Sunday, Young wasted no time in proving those accounts correct. Even against the Seahawks' dominant press corners, Young burned up the field to the tune of nine catches for 100 yards and two touchdowns. That was after catching six passes for 81 yards against a similarly tough Chicago defense the week before.
His efficiency will almost certainly slow since he caught 15 of the last 17 passes that went his way, but it wouldn't be surprising if that were offset by an increase in Young's target count, too. With Calvin Johnson pulling double or triple teams almost every single play, Young presents a lower...