Calvin Johnson Missed Practice With Ankle Injury, Fantasy Status Up In The Air

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 missed practice with an ankle injury. We break down the fantasy implications.

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was held out of Wednesday practice with an ankle injury and not much else is known at this time about the status of the injury or if he could possibly miss Sunday's game against the Titans. Johnson missed a practice last week with a foot injury but it was only a precaution and it seems very possible that the same deal is going on here as Detroit protects it's most valuable asset.

Fantasy Analysis: It would be a crushing blow for Johnson to miss any time as he is potentially the best and most productive receiver in the NFL. As Matthew Stafford's known favorite target, he still has accumulated 14 catches for 205 yards through two games against Rams and 49ers, but he could have a monster day against the weak Tennessee Titans. Tomorrow and Friday's injury reports will be a lot more valuable in determining if this is a big deal or not.

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