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Diontae Johnson (shoulder) 'ready to go' Week 1

by Michael De Dora | Steelers Correspondent | Fri, Sep 9th 1:51pm EDT

Steelers star WR Diontae Johnson said he was a full participant in Friday's practice and is "ready to go" for the Steelers’ Week 1 divisional matchup at the Cincinnati Bengals. (Brian Batko on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

Johnson has been dealing with a shoulder injury and said his foot locked up on him at yesterday's practice, but it was just cramping. He told reporters he is not concerned about any long-term issues and would play through pain if he has to. Johnson has slightly more competition for targets this season with the addition of second-round pick George Pickens to the Steelers' WR corps. He'll also need to adjust to new QB Mitch Trubisky, who will be operating behind one of the worst offensive lines in the league against a tough defense. That said, Johnson is a target hog and a solid WR2/flex with WR1 upside. If he's active, he's a must-start.

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