Calvin Johnson, WR Detroit Lions

Notes: The knee injury appears to be behind him. Even hobbled, Megatron managed to finish as the #3 WR in standard formats after finishing 1st in both 2011 and 2012. The Lions have added weapons in the passing game (i.e. Golden Tate and Eric Ebron), so Johnson shouldn’t see quite as much attention as in recent years.
DET Depth Chart
2014 Strength of Schedule - DET
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
2
NYG
4
@CAR
15
GB
26
@NYJ
32
BUF
21
@MIN
6
NO
29
@ATL
BYE5
MIA
14
@ARI
7
@NE
17
CHI
30
TB
21
MIN
17
@CHI
15
@GB

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%
Totals1324722419.0000000.00116/13983%

Most Recent News

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:32am

ESPN - [Full Article]

Panthers beat writer David Newton: Did you happen to get a look at rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin against a pretty good Tampa Bay defense? He caught six passes for 92 yards, including a 26-yard touchdown catch few in the league outside of Detroit's Calvin Johnson would have made. So the answer is yes. I said this a hundred times in the offseason: The Panthers are better off now at receiver than they were a year ago. Benjamin is the real deal.

Scouting Report

Week 2 – Calvin Johnson vs. Carolina Panthers
The Giants secondary had a heck of a time controlling Calvin Johnson last Monday, as he finished with seven receptions, 164 yards and two TDs. He started things off with a 67-yard score on the first possession and was back in the end zone later in the first quarter with a 16-yard grab. Matthew Stafford came Megatron’s way 11 times in the win and the QB will continue to throw it to Calvin regardless how many defenders are around him. Johnson is off to another great start to the season and is a must play even in a tough matchup.

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