Injuries to new starters, yes. But the starters last year are basically the depth that has been available most of the year. TY missed 2.5 games last year, and was severely hobbled in 3 other games IIRC. It's just been recent that Rogers and Ebron are gone, and we actually have Doyle back and healthy this year so a net/net zero with TE.
I have considered it.
What me and you see and difference of opinion for various reasons are not considered and looked at like Ballard will look at things.
Regardless I will trust Ballard to do what he thinks is best, he is paid well to make the choices.