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Diontae
Johnson (#18)

WR - Pittsburgh Steelers

Age 25
Exp 3rd Season
HT/WT 5'10" / 183 LBS
Bye 7
Rank
ADP
FPTS
TIER
2021 Week 7 Projections
Updated: Sunday, October 24, 2021 12:14 PM
2021 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:48 PM
2021 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:56 PM
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2021 Stats
GAME RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
Week OPP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
1 @BUF 5 10 50.0 7.2 36 14 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2 LV 9 12 75.0 11.7 105 41 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
3 CIN 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
4 @GB 9 13 69.2 10.2 92 45 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
5 DEN 2 2 100.0 36.0 72 50 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
6 SEA 9 13 69.2 7.9 71 23 0 1 25 25.0 25 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
YEAR GP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
2019 16 59 92 64.1 11.5 680 45 5 4 41 10.2 17 0 5 2
2020 15 88 144 61.1 10.5 923 47 7 3 15 5.0 9 0 2 1
2021 5 34 50 68.0 11.1 376 50 3 1 25 25.0 25 0 0 0
Preseason player profiles are written in July and do not reflect in-season updates.
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Diontae Johnson - Leads team in targets on SNF

Johnson caught nine of 13 targets for 71 yards in Sunday's 23-20 overtime win over Seattle.

Diontae Johnson - Productive despite limited targets

Johnson secured both of his targets for 72 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-19 win over the Broncos.

Diontae Johnson - Catches TD in return

Johnson hauled in nine of 13 targets for 92 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-17 loss to the Packers.

Diontae Johnson - Ready to return Sunday

Johnson (knee) doesn't have a designation for Sunday's contest at Green Bay, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Diontae Johnson - Logs full practice

Johnson (knee) returned to a full practice Thursday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Diontae Johnson - Returns to limited practice

Johnson (knee) returned to practice Wednesday as a limited participant.

Diontae Johnson - Scheduled to practice this week

Johnson (knee) is on track to practice this week, Missi Matthews of the Steelers' official site reports.

Diontae Johnson - Won't play Sunday

Johnson (knee) won't play Sunday against the Bengals.

Diontae Johnson - Idle for another practice

Johnson (knee) was a non-participant in Thursday's practice, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Diontae Johnson - Not practicing

Johnson (knee) didn't practice Wednesday.

Diontae Johnson - Showing improvement

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that Johnson's knee injury is "looking better, not to be confused with great," Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Diontae Johnson - Sidesteps serious injury

Johnson (knee) did not sustain a serious injury during Sunday's 26-17 loss to the Raiders, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Diontae Johnson - Hurts knee late Sunday

Coach Mike Tomlin said Johnson "hurt his knee" on the final play of Sunday's 26-17 loss to the Raiders and "is being evaluated," Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Diontae Johnson - Injured late in Sunday's game

Johnson was helped off the field after suffering an unspecified injury late in Sunday's 26-17 loss to the Raiders, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Diontae Johnson - Makes acrobatic TD catch in win

Johnson brought in five of 10 targets for 36 yards and a touchdown in the Steelers' 23-16 win over the Bills on Sunday.

Diontae Johnson - Surpasses 40 yards again

Johnson secured his lone target for 43 yards while recording one carry for no yards in Saturday's 26-20 preseason win over the Lions.

Diontae Johnson - Racks up 41 yards Thursday

Johnson brought in all three of his targets for 41 yards in Thursday's 24-16 preseason win over the Eagles.

Diontae Johnson - Pair of grabs in preseason opener

Johnson secured both his targets for 19 yards during the Steelers' 16-3 preseason win over the Cowboys in Thursday's Hall of Fame Game.

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Week 2 Game Hub: LV-PIT

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