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Calvin Johnson

Detroit Lions
Wide Receiver

Ht: 6.4 | Wt: 236

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2007DET154875615.754045213.00100
2008DET1678133117.061213-1-0.33002
2009DET146798414.695077310.43002
2010DET1677112014.551214328.00000
2011DET1696168117.5116011111.00001
2012DET16122196416.1050000.00003
2013DET1484149217.76120000.00001
Average:82133316903246001
Total:572932816662191676109

Lions | Calvin Johnson unlikely for Week 8

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:47:12 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) is unlikely to play in Week 8 against the Atlanta Falcons in London, according to a source. The team has a bye in Week 9, and head coach Jim Caldwell is reportedly looking at the big picture.

Fantasy Tip: The Lions are expected to be cautious with Megatron since the team has a bye, and two more weeks to rest rather than putting him out there and possibly having him aggravate his injury again. Fantasy owners will want to play it safe and keep him reserved, or avoid him in FantasyScore. There is just too much risk with Johnson, and the game has a special 9:30am EST start to complicate matters. The absence of Johnson is good news for Golden Tate ($6,900 or 13.8 percent of the cap), as the Falcons pass defense presents another favorable matchup.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Ed Werder

Lions | Calvin Johnson will be game-time decision

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:47:59 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) will truly be a game-time decision against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 8 in London. Johnson was limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable. "He did work yesterday. I thought he did a pretty good job, but we'll see where he is today," head coach Jim Caldwell said of Johnson before Friday's practice.

Fantasy Tip: You'll have to wake up extra early to see if Megatron is playing, with the London game set for an early start Sunday morning. It's wise to avoid Johnson at FantasyScore for a hefty price tag of $7,500 (15.0% of cap) at FantasyScore. You shouldn't expect more than WR3 numbers with the team's bye next week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Calvin Johnson's deal could become issue

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:16 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson has a $20 million salary cap number in 2015, and it escalates to $24 million in 2016. The team is more likely to address the contract in 2016, rather than 2015, because of the potential of $12.921 million in dead money, in the opinion of writer Joel Corry.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NationalFootballPost.com - Joel Corry

Lions | Calvin Johnson listed as questionable

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:47:49 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) is listed as questionable for the Week 8 game Sunday, Oct. 26. Johnson was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 24.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson ($7,500; 15% of your cap) probably won't play if the team sticks to its stance they'll hold him out until he's 100%. They have a slew of injuries, though, so it's not out of the question that he plays this weekend. However, he's not a good buy on FantasyScore this week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Calvin Johnson encouraged with progress

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:21:45 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) has been more encouraged about the progress of his high right ankle sprain this week, even though he's been limited in practices so far. "Good. We're doing everything from straight-forward running to moving laterally as well," Johnson said. "Things are going good. We're moving in a positive direction." However, Johnson said a decision on whether he'll play in Week 8 against the Atlanta Falcons could come down to a game-time decision in London. Head coach Jim Caldwell said the decision will come down to doctors.

Fantasy Tip: Regardless, Johnson is a considerable risk at FantasyScore for $7,500 (15.0% of cap). If he's active, though, you'll have a much easier time inserting him into your lineups. With Detroit's bye next week, the Lions surely won't test his injury too much.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Calvin Johnson limited

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:51:52 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 23.

Fantasy Tip: It appears Johnson has a chance to play in Week 8, but owners will know more about his status in the next day or two. Johnson could be limited if he is active for the game and may not be worth his $7,500 price tag on FantasyScore this week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Calvin Johnson increases practice load

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:12:05 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) did a lot more in practice Thursday, Oct. 23, as he was cutting and running routes.

Fantasy Tip: Megatron's activity in practice sheds a glimmer of hope for his status in Week 8. His $7,500 (15% of your cap) price tag on FantasyScore may still be too steep to bite on this week, though.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Calvin Johnson limited

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:41:35 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson appears to be making some progress in his rehab, but he is still considered questionable for Week 8. Johnson has a price of $7,500 on FantasyScore, but owners probably should look to spend their money on healthier options.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com

Lions | Calvin Johnson sitting out

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:03:01 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) is out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Fantasy Tip: Megatron's ($7,500; 15% of your cap) price is starting to drop a hair on FantasyScore. Check his practice reports this week to see if he is able to go.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Calvin Johnson must be 100 percent

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:11:02 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) will only return in Week 8 against the Atlanta Falcons if he's 100 percent healthy, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. "It's not going to be a thing of degrees," Caldwell said. "When they say he's cleared, he's ready to go and he's feeling great, when they doctors say, OK, that's when it's going to happen. It's not going to be a whole lot of in between." Johnson has missed six straight practices.

Fantasy Tip: We'll have a better indication of how healthy Johnson is when the team starts official practice tomorrow. Johnson's price at FantasyScore ($7,500; 15.0% of cap) has dropped slightly because of his injury, but he'll be worth it if he suits up against the Atlanta Falcons in London.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

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