Diontae Johnson, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Johnson’s five catches on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens only went for 27 yards, and his touchdown streak ended at two games. But he had eight targets, and he now has 11 receptions over the last two contests and 20 targets over the last three.
With James Washington failing to step up after Donte Moncrief’s struggles, Johnson is filling the void opposite Ju Ju Smith-Schuster as Pittsburgh’s No. 2 wide receiver. A big fly in that ointment is quarterback Mason Rudolph’s concussion on Sunday, which throws the Steelers’ quarterback situation into further turmoil with Ben Roethlisberger of course out for the season.
Even without knowing for sure who his quarterback will next week right now, Johnson should be owned in all 12-team leagues.
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