Calvin Johnson Puts In Solid Fantasy Numbers Against 49ers

September 16, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) runs past San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) after making a catch in the first quarter at Candlestick Park. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-US PRESSWIRE

Megatron managed to put up decent numbers against an impressive 49ers defense on Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Calvin Johnson couldn't quite break free against the 49ers defense on Sunday night, but he did manage to grab eight catches for 94 yards on 12 targets. Megatron couldn't find the end zone as Matthew Stafford and the Lions struggled to put points on the board.

Fantasy Impact: The 49ers have one of the best defenses in all of football, so fantasy owners shouldn't be too discouraged by the Lions offense scoring just one touchdown that came with 1:27 left to play in the game. Megatron averaged just 11.8 yards per reception, well below his career average. It was a good effort by the Niners secondary, but don't expect Johnson to be held back next weekend against a poor Titans defense.

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