Calvin Johnson, WR Detroit Lions

Rankings

Notes: For the first time in five seasons, Johnson finished outside the top 6 in wide receiver scoring, thanks to a nagging ankle injury. He finished in the top 10 on a points per game basis. He has also had knee problems throughout his career, but as long as he’s healthy, he’s very likely to post WR1 numbers. His fantasy stock hasn’t been this “low” since his rookie season.
DET Depth Chart
2015 Strength of Schedule - DET
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
25
@SD
6
@MIN
13
DEN
1
@SEA
7
ARI
20
CHI
6
MIN
9
@KC
BYE24
@GB
16
OAK
28
PHI
24
GB
19
@STL
21
@NO
26
SF
20
@CHI

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2014 Game Stats
WeekOppRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPCRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPRSnaps%
1NYG716421123.430000-54/6781%
2CAR68301313.830000-62/7286%
3GB68201013.670000-57/7576%
4NYJ212026.000000-37/6557%
5BUF17017.000000-28/6245%
6MIN------------
7NO------------
8ATL------------
9BYE------------
10MIA711311516.140000-58/6787%
11ARI55901211.800000-52/5693%
12NE45801014.500000-64/8080%
13CHI1114621613.270000-57/7378%
14TB81581919.750000-55/6980%
15MIN4530613.250000-47/5192%
16CHI610301217.170000-63/7288%
17GB4392119.750000-61/6988%
Totals711077812815.1700000.00695/87879%

Most Recent News

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 10:20am

Lions.com - [Full Article]

Second-year tight end Eric Ebron has expressed interest in joining QB Matthew Stafford in Atlanta at some point over the next month, and it wouldn’t be surprising if other guys find their way down there too.

"This team is a hard-working team and when we go away, we come back in great shape," Stafford said. "But there's no substitute for running routes for a receiver and catching the ball from the guy you're going to be catching the ball from during the season."

Fantasy Impact:

Stafford will hook up with WR Calvin Johnson but hopes others, like Ebron, make it a point to be there, too. The offense is expected to run much smoother in year two of Joe Lombardi’s system. Stafford has already talked about being much more comfortable with it. The story went on to say Ebron is expected to play a big role this season, and continuing to work with some of the other guys – like a Jeremy Ross or veteran Lance Moore – over the next month will only help Stafford and this offense be able to hit the ground running for the start of training camp.

Scouting Report

Wild Card – Calvin Johnson vs. Dallas Cowboys
As Detroit was fighting for the division crown and a potential first round bye in the playoffs at Green Bay last week, Calvin Johnson was targeted 11 times by Matthew Stafford. Calvin registered four receptions for 39 yards and two TDs. Despite missing three full games with an ankle injury in ’14, Megatron eclipsed 1,000 yards again, collecting eight touchdowns along the way. Johnson should post solid numbers at Dallas on Sunday, but do you have enough confidence in the Lions to get the win for him to be on your playoff roster?

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