Calvin Johnson news, rumors and stats

 

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 expected to sit Friday

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:24:50 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson is not expected to play in the third preseason game Friday, Aug. 26.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson does not need a lot of preseason work to be ready for the start of the regular season, so the team is being safe with him. Johnson has dealt with injuries over the past few seasons but has posted at least 1,000 yards in each of his last five seasons. Johnson should be an early-round pick in most drafts this season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Oakland Press - Paula Pasche

Lions | Calvin Johnson sitting Thursday

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:22:46 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (rest) will not play Thursday, Aug. 20, against the Washington Redskins.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson is a healthy scratch. The Lions are simply protecting him, as they should. He's missed five games over the last two seasons. There's no point in risking an injury to your star player in the preseason. Johnson should still be drafted as a WR1.

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

Lions | Calvin Johnson, Matt Stafford to play

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:52:28 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson and QB Matthew Stafford are expected to play Thursday, Aug. 13. WR Ryan Broyles and TE Joseph Fauria are also active.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson and Stafford aren't expected to play for long, but Broyles and Fauria should receive a good chunk of playing time as both fight for roster spots.

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Lions | Ryan Broyles on outside looking in?

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 21:10:39 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Ryan Broyles is not expected to make the 53-man roster, according to beat writer Tim Twentyman. He feels the Lions will keep five wide receivers with WRs Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate, Corey Fuller, Jeremy Ross and Lance Moore making the roster.

Fantasy Tip: Broyles was ultra-talented coming out of college, but injuries have made him a fringe NFL player. Even if he makes the roster he is not projected to be useful in fantasy football.

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

Lions | Matthew Stafford to hold workouts

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:13:35 -0700

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford will work out with WR Calvin Johnson and some of the other offensive players in Atlanta before the start of training camp. Stafford said the workouts would help the development of the offense.

Fantasy Tip: Stafford should have plenty of weapons to work with this season and should improve on his 2014 stats when he threw for 4,257 yards and 20 touchdowns. Stafford likely will be a solid No. 1 fantasy quarterback in most leagues this season.

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

Lions | Calvin Johnson has lots left in tank

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:15:47 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson said he still has big years ahead of him despite now being 30 years old. Johnson said he's feeling well after having a full offseason to heal after dealing with a high-ankle sprain last season. Johnson added that the offense is 100% better this year than it was last year at this time.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson still managed to surpass 1,000 yards last year despite missing three games. He also scored eight times. He hasn't played a full season since 2012, so the health is a concern. He's still dominant when he's on the field, however, and is a top-five fantasy wide receiver heading into 2015.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Chris Wesseling

Lions | Big year expected from Calvin Johnson

Thu, 11 Jun 2015 11:16:00 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson should be very productive in his second year under offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, according to WR Lance Moore. "It's going to be pretty crazy, a second year in this offense," Moore said. "I'm trying to help him with a few little things route-wise that I think can help him a whole lot and make his job a lot easier out there."

Fantasy Tip: Johnson did see a drop in his receiving yards this past season, but he was only able to play in 13 regular season games. Johnson is one of the top fantasy wide receivers when he is healthy and likely will be one of the first receivers taken in drafts this season.

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

Lions | Calvin Johnson returns to practice

Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:19:25 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (personal) returned to organized team activities Monday, June 8, after missing practice last week for personal reasons.

Fantasy Tip: Keep in mind that OTAs are voluntary, so missing those isn't as serious as missing minicamp or training camp. Johnson should be good to go for the aforementioned camps and is a candidate for the top fantasy wide receiver in 2015.

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

Lions | Calvin Johnson sitting out

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:21:47 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson is out of practice Thursday, June 4.

Fantasy Tip: Megatron said he planned to rest this offseason to get his body right after a high ankle sprain plagued him late last year. He is starting to pile up the mileage, but he's still in the elite WR1 tier. The upside is starting to trend downwards for the soon-to-be 30-year-old, though.

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

Lions | Calvin Johnson to avoid surgery

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 10:40:07 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) will not require surgery for a high-ankle sprain suffered in Week 3, he said prior to the NFL Honors ceremony Saturday, Jan. 31. Johnson says he will be taking the time to strengthen the problematic areas.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson plans on spending the offseason resting and trying to "get his body right." He missed several weeks last year with the injury, but look for him to remain a WR1 for the 2015 season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Detroit News - Josh Katzenstein

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