Diontae Johnson Fantasy Football News 2020

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (toe) isn’t listed on the final Week 8 injury report after putting in full practices on Thursday and Friday. Johnson has racked up 38 targets across 3 healthy games this season.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (toe) returned to a full practice on Thursday. So he's evidently on track to play against the Ravens this weekend. Johnson has dealt with a bunch of injuries this season but racked up 10, 13 and 15 targets in his 3 healthy games.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (toe) did not practice on Wednesday. He was previously believed to be dealing with an ankle injury. Johnson has been sitting out on Wednesday for most of the season, but his status for Sunday's game against the Ravens is uncertain. Check back tomorrow for another update.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (back) put in a full week of practice and isn't listed on the final injury report. We'll see what Pittsburgh's WR corps looks like with Johnson back and Chase Claypool's emergence. But we like Johnson as at least a WR3 with upside in Sunday's plus matchup vs. the Titans. He racked up 23 targets over the season's first 2 weeks.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (back) was a full-go in Wednesday's practice. It's confirmation that he'll be back for this weekend's game vs. the Titans. Johnson has left his last 2 games early but racked up 14 catches on 23 targets over the first 2 weeks of the season. Consider him a risk/reward WR3 play for Week 7.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (back) will be back on the field when the team returns to practice on Wednesday, HC Mike Tomlin said. That puts Johnson on track to return for this weekend's game against the Titans. We'll see how the playing time shakes out in Pittsburgh's WR corps with Chase Claypool and even James Washington playing well.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (back) is out for Sunday’s game against the Browns. That guarantees that WR Chase Claypool will play a top-3 role and makes him much easier to trust in Week 6 fantasy lineups.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (back) returned to a limited practice on Thursday. That gives him a shot to play against the Browns this weekend. Check back tomorrow for another update.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (back) did not practice on Wednesday. He's been sitting out Wednesdays this year -- but this is a new injury that knocked him out of last week's game. HC Mike Tomlin said after that game that he expects Johnson to be able to play against the Browns on Sunday, but his status shouldn't be taken for granted. We'll get another update on him tomorrow.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson suffered a back injury in the 1st quarter of Sunday's game against the Eagles. He's officially questionable to return. We'll pass along an update when we get one.

Steelers WRs Diontae Johnson (toe) and JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) missed practice Wednesday. Each guy missed Wednesday practice back in Week 3 with the same issues but played through them that week. We'll keep an eye on both leading up to Sunday against the Eagles, but expect Johnson and Smith-Schuster to play.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson has cleared the league's concussion protocol, putting him on track to play against the Titans this weekend. Johnson has racked up 14 catches on 23 targets in his 2 healthy games this season and should be in Week 5 fantasy lineups as a solid WR2.

The NFL announced on Thursday morning that the Steelers-Titans game will not be played this week after a 5th Titans player tested positive for COVID. We're still waiting to hear when the game will be played, but Week 4 now acts as a bye week for Steelers and Titans players. Get them out of your starting lineups.

The NFL is postponing this week's Steelers-Titans game after multiple Tennessee players tested positive for COVID earlier this week, according to ESPN's Dianna Russini. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, meanwhile, hears that the game will be rescheduled for either Monday or Tuesday. That'd keep all Pittsburgh and Tennessee players available to use in Week 4 fantasy lineups. We're keeping those guys in the Week 4 Rankings for now -- but it'd still be wise to line up alternatives in case the situation changes.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson left to get checked for a concussion in the 1st half of Sunday's game against the Texans. We'll update his status when we learn more.

Steelers WRs JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) and Diontae Johnson (toe) aren’t listed on the final Week 2 injury report. They took Wednesday off but put in full practices on Thursday and Friday. Both guys are safe to get into fantasy lineups in a nice matchup vs. Denver on Sunday.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson sat out practice Wednesday with a toe injury. The 2nd-year wideout played 55 of 64 snaps in the Monday night win over the Giants, and we've seen no indication so far that this is anything significant. We'll certainly track Johnson's status throughout the week.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (foot) isn't listed on the final Week 1 injury report. He put in full practices on Friday and Saturday after sitting out on Thursday. Johnson is safe to get into fantasy lineups as a WR3 in Monday night's plus matchup vs. the Giants.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson (foot) returned to a full practice on Friday after sitting out on Thursday. It looks like he's good to go for Monday night's opener against the Giants -- but check back tomorrow for another update on his status.

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson was held out of Thursday's practice and is listed on the injury report with a foot. Johnson missed some time in August with what was believed to be a calf injury, so this sounds like a new issue. We'll get another update on his status tomorrow. The Steelers open against the Giants on Monday night.

 
 
 

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