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Calvin Johnson bounces back; rewards fantasy owners with 155 yards and two touchdowns

Jason Miller

Calvin Johnson had 155 receiving yards and two touchdowns against the Bengals on Sunday. We take a look at the fantasy implications.

Calvin Johnson bounced back from a disappointing Week 6 by catching nine passes for 155 yards and two touchdowns in Week 7. Matthew Stafford targeted Johnson a ridiculous 15 times, and Cincinnati's secondary struggled to contain Johnson all afternoon. It's hard to believe that there was any uncertainty regarding Johnson's ability to suit up on Sunday. Johnson abused Cincinnati's defensive backs throughout most of the game and could have seen even bigger numbers if not for a few inaccurate throws from Stafford throughout the game.

Fantasy impact: Calvin Johnson is reminding fantasy owners that he's still every bit the elite fantasy receiver he was drafted to be. Stafford will continue to throw the ball at a borderline excessive rate, and Johnson will continue to be a top fantasy wide receiver as long as he's on the field. Owners can look forward to another opportunity for Johnson to post big numbers as the Lions face the Cowboys in Week 8.

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