Browns using RB Duke Johnson at receiver

Nate Ulrich, Twitter - [Full Article]

Browns OC John DeFilippo said using rookie RB Duke Johnson as a receiver yesterday is part of the plan for how he'll be used.

Fantasy Impact: 

We've updated our projections for Johnson since he's generating so much buzz in the passing game. We now have him for 45 catches for 294 yards, which makes him a low-end RB3 in PPR formats. He has upside from there if he turns into a Darren Sproles/Danny Woodhead type. The Browns didn't throw the ball much to their running backs last season, but there's a new offensive coordinator in town, so anything could happen. His ADP is currently in the 8th round.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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