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Antonio Brown or Kerryon Johnson

 
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  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Kerryon Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
 
 
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Season Total219.7107.4-
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  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Kerryon Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DEN at ARI
Week 2 vs. KC vs. LAC
Week 3 at MIN at PHI
Week 4 at IND vs. KC
Week 5 vs. CHIBYE WEEK
Week 6BYE WEEK at GB
Week 7 at GB vs. MIN
Week 8 at HOU vs. NYG
Week 9 vs. DET at OAK
Week 10 vs. LAC at CHI
Week 11 vs. CIN vs. DAL
Week 12 at NYJ at WAS
Week 13 at KC vs. CHI
Week 14 vs. TEN at MIN
Week 15 vs. JAC vs. TB
Week 16 at LAC at DEN
Week 17 at DEN vs. GB
  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Kerryon Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
2018 Points 
Week 115.33.7
Week 26.76.6
Week 311.011.0
Week 412.211.6
Week 522.18.5
Week 616.5
Week 717.9
Week 819.49.1
Week 910.24.4
Week 1015.618.9
Week 1117.715.7
Week 126.7
Week 1321.4
Week 143.5
Week 1510.9
Week 1630.5
Week 17
  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Kerryon Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
Expert 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
Moving him and Amari Cooper back into Round 2. 
Richard Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
Antonio Brown appears ready for work. The climbdown of his grievances with the league over equipment looks headed for a soft landing. However, for optimism to flourish it requires no further incidents or grievances. Plus a strong tonic of consistent commitment from Brown when it's all over with. He remains a volatile stock in fantasy. The reward depends on more than just his presence, but consistent performance with a new team and quarterback. Visual frustration symphonies on the sideline in the key of Dez B is something no one wants to see. 
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Antonio Brown has been a top 5 WR every single season since 2013 under Big Ben. Those days are gone. Derek Carr is not Big Ben, and AB was a worse receiver last season. He is also considering retiring because of a helmet.Darren Bevell is the new OC. Darren Bevell likes to run. The sky is the limit for Kerryon now that Riddick is gone, as long as CJA does not carve out a significant role. KJ Had at least 85 yards in 5 of his last 6 games last season and developed into a consistent RB2. Has potential to increase his TD ouput after scoring only 4 times last season and to increase his receiving totals after going 32/213 in 10 games.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Move to OAK not an upgrade in terms of QB, offensive environment, but good reason to believe that, given Raiders offensive construct, Brown could very well lead NFL in targets (200+, maybe?)Sophomore stud will head a run-centric offense under OC Bevell and should see a sharp rise in passing game work (60+ catches?) with RB Riddick out of the pic
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He's now going away from Ben Roethlisberger, so let's see if he remains an elite fantasy wide receiver like he's claimed. We've witnessed both Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree remain consistent with Derek Carr under center and it's not as if there's been a new offense installed from last year where we can expect a drastic change. Because of that, Brown is likely going to be a tad inconsistent. Still, he's one of the rare cases where you can essentially lock him in for 150 targets if he's on the field. That's where the next question is: Will he be on the field? He's dealing with frostbite on both his feet and is upset about the NFL telling him he's unable to wear his current helmet. The drama continues...Despite having an extremely limited role to start the season, Johnson finished as the RB18 in points per game during his rookie season. The Lions did sign C.J. Anderson, but Johnson has already shown he's able to produce with a veteran on the roster, and he's openly admitted that he doesn't want to be a 20-plus touch running back. He's not going to offer top-five upside, but Johnson should be an RB2 more often than not
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
You can say what you want about Brown's attitude but he has one heck of a work ethic which has led to him being one of the all-time great receivers. Derek Carr is a rough draw for him, but Brown is still in the second-tier of WRs and likely to reach double-digit TDs for the 5th time in 6 seasons. His minor concerns over the frostbite and threatened retirement drop his stock a bit, but he is still a WR1.Kerryon is a popular mid-round pick this year for many and while he may be talented, this offense is unlikely to produce enough points to give him much of a ceiling. What's more, is that Kerryon himself has said he isn't a three-down back so his touches will be more limited than the names being drafted above him in the 4th and 5th round.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Brown has been a clown show since he arrived in Oakland. He has WR1 ability, but his head is not in a good place and he plays on a terrible offense. He is a boom / bust WR2.Johnson showed well in 10 games, finishing the year with 641 yards rushing, 213 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns. Durability is the big concern, he will be recovering from a knee injury this off-season and he had only 118 rushing attempts. He is an upside RB2.
Kevin Wheeler
DraftWize
"While I disagree with the arbitrator's decision, I'm working on getting back to full health and looking forward to rejoining my teammates on the field. I'm excited about this season appreciate all the concerns about my feet." - AB 8/12 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 Johnson will be a stud if the Lions feed him. There's risk in believing they will, but it's worth the gamble
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Antonio Brown was third in True Target Value last season seeing 168 targets from Big Ben. If we assume AB sees the same amount of targets this season and consider the downgrade from Roethlisberger to Derek Carr throwing those passes, AB's TTV drops to 13th. He's a high-end WR2 with an unbelievable amount of off-field baggage. The value is not there at the moment in drafts.Darrell Bevell's 12 seasons as an OC saw his offenses finish top 10 in rushing yards ten times. So Johnson should be good to go on the ground. The Lions also released Theo Riddick who saw 71 and 74 targets the last two years. Johnson's receiving pace last season was 341 and 2TDs WITH RIDDICK THERE. So Johnson should be good to go through the air. Basically, Johnson is good to go.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Brown is one of the great route runners in the game, and although he was looking at a sharp decline in his quarterback play and his touchdown numbers hid some of his regression last year, he was surely in line for double-digit targets per game and a likely WR1 season. Of course, with Brown comes drama, and we've already seen plenty of it this preseason. Brown has been dealing with frostbite on his feet, and is now purportedly threatening to retire unless he is permitted to use his old helmet, which is no longer allowed by the NFL. Even assuming Brown plays, which he likely will, he's cost himself time to build chemistry with Derek Carr. It's hard to draft Brown with any confidence at this point and until we see him actually on the field and practicing with Carr, fantasy owners would be wise to avoid him absent a steep drop in price. 
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
Without timetable for return due to frostbite in his feet from cryptotherapy. Basically undraftable until we have a more concrete timeline on his recovery 
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
I won't be drafting AB this season. It's nothing to do with his age or his talent, there are just too many unknowns for me to spend an early second round pick on him. He's changing team, which is never something you want for a WR, and he's going to a lower volume offense with a worse QB. Brown can complain all he wants about Big Ben and Pittsburgh, but Big Ben is a great QB, fed him the ball, and they were an elite offense. Only one of those are going to be true in Oakland. Carr is far from an elite QB and they are not going to be an elite offense. The only positive is that they are likely to feed him. Unfortunately for Brown, these targets will be less numerous, and come with less upside than they did in Pittsburgh. There are so many other elite players going in his range that I just can't justify spending such a high value pick on him.KJ was having a great rookie season before his injury. In that time he was 11th in breakaway percentage and 13th in yards per carry after contact. He was also the best RB on the Lions roster by a mile, ranking second in yards per carry compared to teammates (Scorr Barrett). The signing of C.J. Anderson is certainly annoying...and confusing...but I have full confidence that he'll command a large portion of the work in that backfield. KJ is also an exceptional pass catcher. He registered an 82% catch percentage, generating 32 receptions in 10 games, even with Theo on the roster. This season, the Lions cut Theo Riddick, meaning KJ will have the third down role completely to himself. Johnson has absolutely massive upside this season, and his only path to busting is through injury. I want him on my teams.
Kyle Yates
The Fantasy Footballers
Antonio Brown now shifts from the Steelers to the Oakland Raiders and now has to begin life without Big Ben throwing him the ball. While Brown will still be a target monster in Oakland, it's easy to expect some drop-off in production due to the difference from Big Ben to Derek Carr throwing him the ball. Brown will still have every opportunity to succeed, but it's important to remember that the days of 1,500+ receiving yards for Antonio is most likely over.