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Tagged: Diontae Johnson (18 Results)


Steelers WR Johnson limited with shoulder injury

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver DIONTAE JOHNSON suffered a left shoulder injury during the third preseason game that may be more significant than originally thought. Head coach Mike Tomlin downplayed the injuryMore at the time, but Johnson appeared “limited” on the first practice report of the season. Fantasy owners will want to monitor his status in the days ahead leading up to Sunday’s season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Podcast: August 19 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff talk through the key fantasy takeaways from Week 1 of the NFL preseason, then preview the AFC North. Sponsored by RotoWire.  more »



Steelers WR Johnson agrees to new three-year deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Pro Bowl wide receiver DIONTAE JOHNSON to a new three-year contract yesterday. Johnson is coming off a 2021 season where he set career highs in receptions (107),More yards (1,161) and touchdown receptions (8). Johnson was drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the 66th player overall. Less

Source: Team Website

Factoid: 100-catch wide receivers

We've done some things recently about how top running backs have fared in the next season. I thought I would take a look at something similar with wide receivers. Specifically, when a wide receiver catches 100 balls, what are the odds he'll put up great numbers again the following season?   more »



Steelers offense disappears in win vs. Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Tennessee Titans in real football on Sunday, but the fantasy outcome was likely a disaster for most owners. Pittsburgh star running back NAJEE HARRIS had justMore 26 total yards while lead wide receiver DIONTAE JOHNSON managed just 48 total yards. The only Steelers player to reach the end zone was BEN ROETHLISBERGER, who did so with his first rushing touchdown in three years. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Andy Richardson: Thursday Night Recap

Difficult to know where to open on last night's game. "Injured" Dalvin Cook? An incredible game-ending play? Or maybe the least competitive first half of football in recent memory, followed by that sleepwalking team nearly coming all the way back in the second half? It was the best of games, it was the worst of games.   more »



Steelers WR Smith-Schuster done for 2021 season

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran wide receiver JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER is scheduled for season-ending shoulder surgery after leaving Sunday’s game against Denver in significant pain. Smith-Schuster was taken to a local hospital after theMore game and his season is now over. The Steelers will look to move forward with fellow wideouts DIONTAE JOHNSON, CHASE CLAYPOOL, and JAMES WASHINGTON. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune


Steelers WR Smith-Schuster day-to-day

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran wide receiver JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER is reportedly considered day-to-day after suffering bruised ribs in Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. With fellow wideout DIONTAE JOHNSON already out with aMore knee injury, Pittsburgh is down to a receiving corps of CHASE CLAYPOOL, JAMES WASHINGTON, and rookie CODY WHITE. Head coach Mike Tomlin is expected to provide an update on Johnson’s status later today. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Steelers QB Roethlisberger, WR Johnson miss practice

Pittsburgh quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER missed practice on Wednesday, although that is not unusual for the veteran signal-caller. Big Ben is dealing with an injured left pectoral muscle but said that heMore has “a lot of time to get ready to go” ahead of Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Wide receiver DIONTAE JOHNSON also missed practice on Wednesday due to a knee issue. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: JuJu Smith-Schuster

JuJu Smith-Schuster re-signed with the Steelers, and that keeps together one of the league’s most unusual trifectas of wide receivers. He, Diontae Johnson and Chase Claypool all had over 800 yards last year, but none of them made it to 1,000.  more »



Roethlisberger leads Steelers comeback with 3 touchdowns

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER salvaged the game and his fantasy afternoon with 3 touchdown passes in the final 18 minutes of Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. Roethlisberger spread hisMore touchdowns around to three different receivers, with ERIC EBRON, DIONTAE JOHNSON, and JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER all getting in on the fantasy action. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune


Several Steelers return to practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers practice report for Thursday looked encouraging for several fantasy owners. Running back JAMES CONNER practiced in full and could be ready to return for Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos. Also returning on Thursday were wide receivers JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER (knee) and DIONTAE JOHNSON (toe).

Source: Team Website


Pittsburgh WR Johnson feeling good, excited for Roethlisberger return

Second-year Pittsburgh wide receiver DIONTAE JOHNSON had an impressive rookie season in 2019, despite catching most of his passes from second and third-string quarterbacks. Johnson is working his way back afterMore sports hernia surgery in February, and he is looking forward to catching passes from star quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER in 2020. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Factoid: Hollywood Brown

John Harbaugh was talking up Hollywood Brown the other day, saying he’s looking forward to seeing what he can do now that he’s healthy and has been around for a year. Are the Ravens sitting on one of the season’s breakout receivers?  more »


Factoid: Diontae Johnson

Are the Steelers in the market for a wide receiver? I saw that suggested in a mock draft, but I kind of like the trio they have.  more »


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