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Calvin Johnson, WR, Lions

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
WR - #6 14.62 DET Active 8 years 29 6'5 236 @Bigplaycj

2015 Outlook: Stud (low risk)

Last updated on Jun-25-2015 by Shawn Childs

Johnson's stats have declined over the past two years as he has battled lingering knee and ankle injuries. Last year, Calvin missed three games and finished two others with fewer than 15 yards because of a high ankle sprain. Still, Johnson has five consecutive 1,000-yard seasons and 74 TDs in 119 career games. If you take out those two clunkers, Calvin caught 68 of 125 targets for 1,058 yards and seven scores in 11 games. Over a full season, this comes out to 99 catches, 1,539 yards and 10 TDs. Johnson finished nine games with double-digit targets and five with at least 100 yards last year. His greatness is a given, but his injury risk is starting to eat away at his draft value. He has an early ADP of 14, making him the seventh WR off the board. He can't match the volume of catches from Antonio Brown or Odell Beckham, but he has the most touchdown upside of any wide receiver. He needs to stay healthy, and the Lions' offensive line needs to play better. If you are looking for about 90 catches, 1,500 yards and 12 TDs, Calvin is still your guy.


Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson

FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors

6/21 - Lions WR Calvin Johnson feels healthy and believes he's still a top receiver
6/9 - Lions WR Calvin Johnson is working with veteran teammate Lance Moore
6/8 - Lions WR Calvin Johnson returned to practice

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2014 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 21
7/21/2014
1.04 FFMagicMan - Gave brief consideration to AP and Lacy here, but starting 3 WRs Megatron is the right answer.
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 14
July 14, 2014
1.05 KFFL - I briefly considered Eddie Lacy, but Calvin was the smarter pick for how I planned to construct this team.
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