Time to trade Calvin Johnson?

Fantasy Foresight: Reviewing Megatron, Philadelphia wide receivers

Originally Published: October 30, 2012
By KC Joyner | ESPN Insider
Calvin JohnsonDoug Kapustin/MCT via Getty Images Lions WR Calvin Johnson, barring the severity of his knee injury, still has deep fantasy upside.

Most fantasy owners would concur that this year has been disappointing in terms of fantasy scoring among some of the league's best running backs and tight ends. However, other positions haven't been immune from this malady either.

For example, take wide receivers. Players like A.J. Green, Victor Cruz, Vincent Jackson and Percy Harvin have all rewarded their owners, but numerous others have fallen far short of meeting expectations.

Some of those players have pushed owners to the point of selling them off -- or at least considering it -- so this week's Fantasy Foresight article aims to help with that process by reviewing three disappointing wide receivers and offering suggestions as to how to proceed with them.

Calvin Johnson

Megatron won the honor of highest average draft pick among wideouts by a big margin, as he was typically the only wideout selected in the first round of most drafts.

Johnson has certainly not been worth that draft slot, as he came into Week 8 ranked 16th among fantasy wide receivers and his four-point performance against the Seattle Seahawks will not help improve that ranking.


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