Kerryon Johnson

Kerryon Johnson Fantasy

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4 35th
2019
403 43rd
2019
22.0 26th
2019
2.0 15th
2019
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Height / Weight
5'11" / 211 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
June 30, 1997 (23)
Experience
3rd Season
Drafted
2018 / Rd. 2 / Pk. 43 (DET)
College
Auburn

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Kerryon Johnson News

Kerryon Johnson Praises D'Andre Swift

Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson was excited when he learned the team took D'Andre Swift in the second round of April's draft. "He was threatening to go 80 yards, 70, 60 every time he touches it. So I'm excited. I can learn from him. He can learn from me. We can all learn from each other and we can all get better," Johnson said. Detroit plans to use a combination of Johnson, Swift and Bo Scarbrough in the backfield this season. Johnson has appeared in 18 of 32 games due to injuries in his first two years, rushing for 1,044 yards and six touchdowns. The combination of both Johnson and Swift sharing touches will keep both of their fantasy ceilings down. Many are expecting Swift to eventually lead the team in touches next year, pushing him above Johnson in terms of fantasy appeal as an RB3/flex type.

Jun. 10th • 5:03 PM
Kerryon Johnson, D'Andre Swift Will Share The Load

Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson is expected to share the backfield load with rookie D'Andre Swift in 2020. Johnson has a nice all-around game and has 621 snaps in the last two years, but he's also been a bit injury-prone. Swift is more explosive as a runner and could be more polished in the passing game as well, so he's a real threat to Johnson's touches and fantasy ceiling. The Lions didn't draft Swift 35th overall in the second round for him to sit in his rookie season. Pairing these two backs in fantasy drafts would be ideal, as there's a chance that Swift takes over the lead role by season's end.

May. 19th • 3:13 PM
Kerryon Johnson Scores In Loss To Packers

Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson ran 11 times for 53 yards and a touchdown in the Lions Week 17 loss to the Green Bay Packers. A decent ending to an otherwise unspectacular season for Johnson. The Lions finally decided to give him a workhorse role this season, but after getting injured for the second straight year, there is no guarantee that the Lions don't go out and acquire another back this offseason to take some of the load off. It will be a situation that needs to be monitored by fantasy owners heading into 2020.

Dec. 30th • 1:09 AM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Matthew Stafford
Chase Daniel
RB D'Andre Swift
Kerryon Johnson
LWR Kenny Golladay
Quintez Cephus
RWR Marvin Jones Jr.
Geronimo Allison
SWR Danny Amendola
Geremy Davis
TE T.J. Hockenson
Jesse James
LT Taylor Decker
Tyrell Crosby
LG Joe Dahl
Kenny Wiggins
C Frank Ragnow
Beau Benzschawel
RG Oday Aboushi
Jonah Jackson
RT Halapoulivaati Vaitai
Dan Skipper
LDE Romeo Okwara
Austin Bryant
LDT Danny Shelton
Olive Sagapolu
RDT John Atkins
Kevin Strong
RDE Trey Flowers
Julian Okwara
LOLB Jamie Collins Sr.
Jalen Reeves-Maybin
MLB Jarrad Davis
Jahlani Tavai
ROLB Christian Jones
Elijah Lee
LCB Desmond Trufant
Mike Ford
SS Duron Harmon
Will Harris
FS Tracy Walker
Jayron Kearse
RCB Jeff Okudah
Darryl Roberts
NB Justin Coleman
K Matt Prater