Calvin Johnson Full Participant In Practice, Fantasy Status Is Good To Go

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions battles for position on a route with Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers during a NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers won 25-19 (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Calvin Johnson was back in practice after missing a day with a sore foot. We break down the fantasy implications.

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was back as a full participant in Thursday practice after missing Wednesday. Johnson told reporters he just felt like he had to give it a day to rest and now feels fine. The Lions take on the tough defense of the San Francisco 49ers in week 2.

Fantasy Analysis: As suspected, there is nothing to worry about here and you should start Johnson as if it were any other week where he didn't miss practice for a day. His biggest concern should be that San Francisco is perhaps the top defense in the league and they held Johnson out of the end zone last season, though he did top 100 yards. Either way, Johnson is a must-start WR1 this week, just like any other.

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