Trey Burton, a fantasy darling this draft season just got a little more interesting.


The Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs said he expects Burton to challenge the Bears' single-season record for receiving yards by a tight end this season. The record of 916 yards was set by Martellus Bennett in 2014.

And the moment someone who covers the Bears day in and day out makes a statement like that, it adds fuel to the proverbial fire.


Plus, this easily let's us put the Over/Under at 1,000, because why not?


Last season, only two tight ends topped the 1,000-yard mark, and they are the first two tight ends being drafted in fantasy leagues this year – Travis Kelce and Rob Gronkowski.


To even consider putting Burton in the same conversation as those Top-3 TEs simply blows my mind. His career high in receiving yards (327) and receptions (37) both came in 2016 as a backup for the Eagles. He actually trended down last season, putting up 23 catches for 248 yards in 15 games.


He couldn't sniff the field for the Eagles. I'm sorry, I just can't see the leap from fantasy irrelevant to uber-relevant. Yes, he'll set career highs. Yes, he'll be a low-end TE1. But, no, he will not eclipse 1,000 yards this season.


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