Calvin Johnson Probable For Sunday's Game, Still An Elite Fantasy Option

DETROIT - AUGUST 28: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field on August 28 2010 in Detroit Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is officially listed as probable for Sunday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers. We break down the fantasy implications.

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is officially listed as probable for Sunday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers. Johnson missed practice on Wednesday with a foot injury, but he appears ready to play in his team's primetime game. Johnson caught six passes for 111 yards in the Lions' season-opening victory over the St. Louis Rams and is still the top fantasy wide receiver in the league.

Fantasy Impact: Calvin Johnson's status for Sunday night's game is no longer up in the air and he should be started without hesitation. Matthew Stafford also benefits from Johnson's presence in the lineup, but Detroit's passing offense will face a tough test against the San Francisco 49ers.

For more on the Detroit Lions, check out Pride of Detroit and SB Nation Detroit. For more fantasy info, check out the SB Nation Fantasy War Room 4-8pm ET Monday through Friday, 8am -1pm Sunday. Check out SB Nation's own Fantasy Football game, Pick 6!

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