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ECR# 26# 28-
Best Rank# 16# 19-
Worst Rank# 42# 42-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total133.8152.9-
Avg Game8.99.6-
Avg Projection136.7137.7-
    
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SOS Rank1616-
    
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Tim BrosnanT. Brosnan
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Michael BellerM. Beller
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Elvin RyanE. Ryan
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Clayton CadieuxC. Cadieux
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Andy SingletonA. Sing...
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Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
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Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
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Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
06/29
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Heath CappsH. Capps
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Adam MurfetA. Murfet
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06/28
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06/23
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06/22
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06/15
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05/28
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Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
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Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
05/22
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05/20
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Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
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QB List
02/01
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Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
12/30
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at BUF at BUF
Week 2 vs. LV vs. LV
Week 3 vs. CIN vs. CIN
Week 4 at GB at GB
Week 5 vs. DEN vs. DEN
Week 6 vs. SEA vs. SEA
Week 7BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 8 at CLE at CLE
Week 9 vs. CHI vs. CHI
Week 10 vs. DET vs. DET
Week 11 at LAC at LAC
Week 12 at CIN at CIN
Week 13 vs. BAL vs. BAL
Week 14 at MIN at MIN
Week 15 vs. TEN vs. TEN
Week 16 at KC at KC
Week 17 vs. CLE vs. CLE
Week 18 at BAL at BAL
Player Projections Comparison
 
Receiving
   
Receptions94.569.9
Rec Yards984.5899.2
Rec TDs6.36.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts4.48.3
Rush Yards27.244.0
Rush TDs0.10.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points136.7137.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2020 Points 
Week 13.74.7
Week 215.214.8
Week 30.92.4
Week 4
Week 5-0.235.6
Week 614.1
Week 720.0-0.2
Week 80.68.2
Week 98.17.3
Week 1017.617.3
Week 1111.111.9
Week 124.65.2
Week 1313.13.8
Week 144.01.5
Week 1511.94.8
Week 1613.65.4
Week 179.616.1
Week 18
Total133.8152.9
Average8.99.6
Player Targets Comparison
 
2020 Targets 
Week 1102
Week 2133
Week 324
Week 4
Week 5111
Week 64
Week 7151
Week 839
Week 91013
Week 101110
Week 11168
Week 12139
Week 13124
Week 1476
Week 15138
Week 16146
Week 17411
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Expert 
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
Johnson had the 5th most targets per game of all WRs last year. He was the WR8 in full ppr weeks 8-16, averaging 11 targets per game.2020 Stat Line: 109 Targets, 62 Receptions, 873 Yards, 9 Touchdowns. He could be DK Metcalf or Martavis Bryant.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
When he's healthy and in the lineup, Johnson's target totals rival that of the top-tier fantasy wideouts. While he's struggled with drops - 14 in 2020 - Big Ben repeatedly looked his way. As long as he's on the field, Johnson's going to be a safe fantasy option that comes with a very high floor. He'll need to clean up the drops to ascend into the top-15 at the WR position, but the opportunity is absolutely in front of him. If Claypool takes a big step forward in 2021 though, that could take away some of the opportunity from Johnson in what promises to be a crowded offense. It's enough to at least be aware of when you're on the clock.As college offenses progress and the coaching gets better, we're starting to see more and more receivers come into the NFL and make an impact immediately. No receiver better exemplifies this from last season than Chase Claypool, who was not high on consensus draft boards, but came in and absolutely shattered expectations. He ran hot and cold throughout the season due to the offense's struggles, but the talent is absolutely there. While Diontae Johnson should be Big Ben's favorite target yet again this season, Claypool's big play ability is going to lead to some fantastic fantasy performances. When it's all said and done, it would not shock me to see Claypool end the season with the highest fantasy finish among the Steelers WRs. My Very Early Projection: 63-948-8 receiving.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Despite missing one full game and a large portion of another, Johnson finished with 144 targets in 2020, which ranked sixth among wide receivers. Unfortunately, he was not particularly efficient with them, averaging just 6.4 yards per target. Part of his issues were drops, but Ben Roethlisberger's drop-down mentality certainly didn't help, either. Still, chasing targets at wide receiver is never a bad thing. If Johnson would've averaged just 7.4 yards per target (easily attainable), he would've finished as the WR14. He should be a safe high-floor WR2 with upside for top-12 numbers.Claypool may have finished as the WR19 on the season, but his year was littered with lackluster performances. He posted WR3 or better type numbers in just 50 percent of the games last year, which was tied with Jamison Crowder and DeVante Parker for 34th among wide receivers. His four-touchdown game in Week 5 really catapulted his numbers at season's end, as he failed to top 59 yards in 11-of-16 games, making him a touchdown-or-bust option most weeks. With Ben Roethlisberger's arm strength seemingly deteriorating by the day, it's tough to see Claypool having a true breakout season in 2021, as he relies on those high value targets more than JuJu Smith-Schuster and Diontae Johnson do. Claypool is an upside pick for sure, but not one I'd bet heavily on.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Johnson's drops are the biggest question mark for Johnson headed into the 2021 season. There is no denying the talent, but Johnson needs to be more consistent to be better than a WR3.Claypool had a fantastic rookie year and he will look to build on the 183.9 fantasy points he scored as a rookie.
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
See Juju Smith Schuster. The Steelers offense is in trouble this year. Pick Pittsburgh players at your own peril. Maybe they score a TD here and there, but there won't be too many offensive shootouts. Big Ben is washed and he's still the best QB they have- ugh!Claypool is a good young player in a terrible situation. If he was on another team I'd be more bullish on his 2021 outlook. Instead I'm fading all Steelers. If they beat me they beat me, but the line and Big Ben scare me. Not much upside imo. For that reason I'm passing on him.
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
Still the top-dog here, but JuJu's return takes a huge hit out of Johnson's ceiling.JuJu's return sucks some upside, but not all. Still, expect this to resemble an unpredictable 2020 tgt share