Diontae Johnson and the Pittsburgh Steelers (12-3) hit the road for an AFC North clash against the Cleveland Browns (10-5) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at FirstEnergy Stadium. Sportsbooks have set the total for the game at 42 points with Pittsburgh as a 10-point underdog.

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Week 17 Projections

Johnson is projected to score 8.3 fantasy points in Week 17 against Cleveland. The Browns are the 20th-ranked team in fantasy points allowed and 24th-ranked against wide receivers. Fantasy owners should be content with Johnson as a WR-play this week, he ranks 25th among receivers for the upcoming slate. The Browns have allowed opposing offenses to throw for 261.5 yards per game, placing them 20th in the NFL.

Receiver Projected Fantasy Ranks for Week 17
Rank Name Week 17 Projected Fantasy Points
1 Davante Adams 14.3
2 Calvin Ridley 13.1
3 Justin Jefferson 11.9
24 Antonio Brown 8.3
25 Curtis Samuel 8.3
25 Diontae Johnson 8.3

Projected fantasy points and data in this article reflect data from SportsData.io as of December 30, 2020, 6:20 AM ET.

Season Fantasy Ranking

Johnson is the 80th-highest scoring player overall in fantasy football this season, 20 spots higher than his average draft position of 100. He enters the contest as the 29th-ranked wide receiver, 28 spots higher than his No. 57 ADP among WRs. Johnson has put together a 828-yard season on 85 grabs and scored seven touchdowns.

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Diontae Johnson Weekly Performance

Week Opponent Opp. Pos. Rank Fantasy Points
16 IND 13 13.7
15 CIN 19 11.9
14 BUF 11 4
13 WAS 2 13.1
12 BAL 4 4.6
11 JAX 25 11.1
10 CIN 17 17.6
9 DAL 29 8.1
8 BAL 9 0.6
7 TEN 27 20
6 CLE 30 0
5 PHI 19 -0.2
3 HOU 13 0.9
2 DEN 15 15.2
1 NYG 27 (2019) 3.7

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