Stevie Johnson, WR, Bills: Fantasy Football Outlook
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Stevie Johnson, WR, Bills

Position/Rank NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
WR - #35 BUF Out 7 years 27 6'2 207 @StevieJohnson13

2013 Outlook: Quality Backup

Last updated on Aug-27-2013 by Matt De Lima

Update (8-27): Johnson has proven he's got game and makes for a worthy fantasy option. However, like all receivers, he is on some level only as good as those throwing him the ball. For now that coud be undrafted rookie Jeff Tuel or Matt Leinart (or E.J. Manuel whenever the first-round pick returns from injury). Draft Johnson in the WR30-40 range, but that QB scenario makes him a tricky start early in the season.

Preview - Over the last three seasons, Stevie Johnson has very reliably caught around 80 passes for 1,000 yards and at least a half dozen scores. A turbulent quarterback controversy would not help the 26-year-old's draft stock, yet he provides solid value given his consistency and secure role as the Bills' No. 1 receiver. The only real downside is that he has likely plateaued and fantasy owners may feel that as well. On the other hand, Buffalo will be using a new offense and have a new starting quarterback. This could push Johnson's receiving totals up a bit while also increasing his risk. Defenses keyed on stopping C.J. Spiller should create more open spaces for Johnson's superb route-running. He makes for an excellent WR3 or flex play.

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4/4 - WR Mike Williams traded to Bills, reunites with college coach

2013 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
2013 FFToolbox Staff Mock Draft #1
June 18th, 2013
7.05 - TheFFGhost - Stevie J should be the beneficiary of a revamped passing attack this season. I am loving the ability to grab a value like this in the 7th.
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #2
July 2nd 2013
6.08 Fantasy Sharks 
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #1
June 25th, 2013
6.10 KFFL - This pick could be flex-worthy throughout the year, or I may be replacing him after a few weeks if Buffalo's QB situation is not at least competent.
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #3
July 9th, 2013
6.09 ProFootballFocus 
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