Receiver injuries piling up early
Onus on passing has helped pass-catchers put up big numbers, but there is a downside
Statistically, pass-catchers have been living the fantasy life during the first two weeks of the season.
Passing yardage is up 62.3 yards a game (teams are averaging 492.8 passing yards per game) compared to last season. The average length of a completion is up 1.1 yards to a staggering 12.3 yards. Touchdown receptions are up 20.4 percent with 108 passing touchdowns in two weeks. The run-to-pass ratio is 41.2 to 58.8.
But the reality to this fantasy ...
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