Lions WR Calvin Johnson thinks he can get better
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Lions WR Calvin Johnson thinks he can get better

Because when you are the NFL's most dominant receiver and just shattered the record for receiving yards in a season, you still have so much to prove, right?
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said in an NFL Network interview Thursday that Calvin Johnson @Bigplaycj thinks he can improve upon his unbelievable 2012.
""I mean, he thinks he can, which is all that matters," Stafford said of Johnson. "That guy works harder than anybody I know, and he thinks he can get better, so I wouldn't put anything past him."

Fantasy Analysis:

Just don't go predicting a 2,000-yard season for Megatron, no matter how sweet that would be. There is no doubt that Johnson is deserving of a mid-first-round pick in fantasy drafts. I have not taken him in any of the mocks I've done, mostly because I don't want to be stuck with someone such as Chris Johnson, Maurice Jones-Drew or Reggie Bush as my RB1. But if you get Johnson at his best, you can pretty much ignore taking your second wide receiver until the fifth round, and stock up on running backs in between. I, of course, love waiting on QBs.


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Getting Calvin into Jimmy Graham puts you at such a high advantage in a ppr heads up league. Even if you had 1st overall, why would someone not consider this? Look at the points being received from Calvin the last two years. Only argument I can see is.. if you wanted to draft Reggie or Staffard later.

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jsardo08 07/12/13 12:33 PM

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I have played fantasy sports since 2001. I've played mostly in fantasy football and baseball leagues. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

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