Diontae Johnson
Wide Receiver
Ht: 5' 10" Wt: 183 Age: 25 Exp: 4 years College: Toledo Drafted: 2019 R3 66
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Position Rank: 3rd
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Week 22
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Week 22
Posted: 1/07/2022 8:25 pm GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, Jan. 7.
Huddle Up: Even as his yards-per-catch marks have taken a big hit in recent weeks as Ben Roethlisberger continues to look his age, Johnson is getting enough volume and red zone looks to serve as a WR1 most weeks. He should be on the field as often as he normally would in Week 18 with Pittsburgh still vying for a playoff spot and have a field day against the beat-up secondary of the Baltimore Ravens.
Posted: 1/06/2022 4:38 pm GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, Jan. 6.
Huddle Up: There was no mention of what his outlook is for Week 18, but Johnson is obviously a high-end option in flux now.
Posted: 1/04/2022 5:39 am GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson ended up with eight receptions for 31 yards and a touchdown on 15 targets in Week 16 against the Cleveland Browns.
Huddle Up: Johnson is the trivia answer for who caught Ben Roethlisberger's final touchdown pass at Heinz Field. He will look to keep up the good work in Week 18 at Baltimore in the season finale.
Posted: 12/27/2021 3:36 am GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson caught six of his nine targets for 51 yards and a touchdown in a 36-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 16.
Huddle Up: It wasn't a great showing form the Pittsburgh offense, but Johnson was still able to produce a decent stat line. His status as the clear go-to option in the passing game has its benefits.
Posted: 12/20/2021 2:23 am GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson caught all five of his passes for 38 yards and added a 10-yard run in a 19-13 win over the Tennessee Titans in Week 15.
Huddle Up: The Pittsburgh offense struggled all afternoon, and despite his worst outing since the opener, Johnson still managed to lead the team in receiving. Expect him to bounce back against Kansas City in Week 16.
Posted: 12/10/2021 6:03 am GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson had five receptions (on 10 targets) for 76 yards in the Week 14 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. He also ran once for seven yards.
Huddle Up: For the second straight game, Johnson dropped what should've been a touchdown, reigniting fantasy PTSD from 2020 when the wideout struggled with drops. He still topped 70 yards receiving for the 10th time in 12 games while seeing double-digit targets for a fifth straight week. Even with these frustrating hiccups, Johnson is ensconced as a WR1.
Posted: 12/06/2021 5:49 am GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson caught eight of his 11 targets for 105 yards and two touchdowns in Week 13 versus the Baltimore Ravens.
Huddle Up: Even as Ben Roethlisberger continues his decline, Johnson continues his ascent. The third-year receiver could have scored a third touchdown in the first half, but he dropped the ball. Nevertheless, his route-running and quickness were on full display in this one, getting wide open on a 29-yard score early in the fourth quarter before beating Marlon Humphrey for the go-ahead touchdown with 1:48 left. With at least 10 targets and seven catches in four straight and eight games overall in 2021, Johnson is a solid WR1 play just about every week - including in Week 14 against the Minnesota Vikings.
Posted: 11/28/2021 9:23 pm GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson registered nine receptions for 95 yards on 14 targets in Week 12 against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Huddle Up: Johnson was the primary beneficiary of the Steelers getting routed, as Pittsburgh went mostly pass attack with the game out of hand by halftime. He has 13 or more targets in three straight, and five of the past six. The Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens in Week 13.
Posted: 11/22/2021 5:56 am GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson had seven receptions for 101 yards and a touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, Nov. 21.
Huddle Up: As usual, Johnson led the way with 13 targets, hauling in seven and topping 100 yards receiving for just the second time this season. He's been a consistent producer, logging fewer than 70 yards in a game just twice, and should offer WR2 appeal most weeks.
Posted: 11/15/2021 12:05 am GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Diontae Johnson registered seven receptions for 83 yards on 13 targets in Week 10 against the Detroit Lions.
Huddle Up: Johnson has five or more receptions in four straight games, and seven of his eight contests this season. He hasn't scored in four straight outings, but remains a legit WR2 in most fantasy formats, especially PPR. The Steelers travel to meet the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 11.
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