Calvin Johnson puts up 115 yards, touchdown vs. Redskins, asserting fantasy football dominance

Patrick McDermott

The perennial Pro Bowler lived up to his status with another 100-yard game and a touchdown versus the Redskins. We break down the fantasy implications.

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson hauled in seven catches for 115 yards and a touchdown in the team's 27-20 win over the Redskins.

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It was business as usual for Megatron who, despite being held in check by DeAngelo Hall in the game's early stages, was able to cash-in numerous times in the second half. His day culminated appropriately with an 11-yard touchdown reception in the game's waning moments to ultimately seal the Lions' win.

Fantasy Spin: Johnson led the Lions with 13 targets and continues to cement his status as the most coveted wide receiver in fantasy football. With his most recent performance, Johnson has now logged consecutive games with at least 115 yards and a touchdown.

Though he will have a real test next week versus a ball-hawking Bears defense, Megatron is the definition of "matchup-proof" and will be a must-start despite an unfavorable opponent. Owners can pen him in as a WR1 next week and sit back and watch him to do the rest.

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