Lions wide out Calvin Johnson had a record setting year in 2012, but it could have been even better had he not been tackled at the one-yard line six times last season.
9 Jul, 01:34 AM
Johnson finished with just five touchdowns last season, which is hard to believe coming from a player who broke Jerry Rice's record for most receiving yards with 1,964 yards on 122 catches last season. Besides being stifled at the one-yard line six times, Megatron proved that he may indeed be robotic as he accomplished the single-season receiving record playing with broken fingers for most of the season. Johnson did not need off-season surgery on the fingers, and if there is one sure bet going into this season, it is that Calvin Johnson will reach the end zone more than five times in 2013.
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Calvin Johnson actually missed out on more than 10 TDs last year as a result of getting tackled/pushed out of bounds within 5 yards of the end zone. This means that as dominant as he was, Megatron was literally on the doorstep of what could have been the biggest non-qb fantasy season in history. There's no scenario (barring injury) in which another WR should be taken ahead of him in this year's draft.
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