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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson let go    Tue Mar 7, 11:26 AM

Los Angeles Chargers WR Stevie Johnson was released Tuesday, March 7.

Footballguys view: Injuries have robbed Johnson of opportunity in recent years. He missed all of 2016 for the Chargers, and he only made it through 10 games in 2015. Johnson will likely have to sign a "prove it' deal on the open market.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson goes on IR    Mon Aug 15, 05:39 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Aug. 15.

Footballguys view: We'll miss Stevie Styles this year, but the Chargers should be okay at the position. They've added Travis Benjamin and James Jones via free agency this offseason and Tyrell Williams is an interesting prospect as well. There are plenty of weapons for QB Philip Rivers to throw to, not just WRs on the roster but guys like RB Danny Woodhead and TE Antonio Gates should play a large role.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson going on IR    Thu Aug 11, 02:22 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (knee) will be placed on the Reserve/Injured list because of his knee injury.

Footballguys view: That leaves Tyrell Williams and Dontrelle Inman to battle over the third spot behind Keenan Allen and Travis Benjamin. There's little to no real value in the third spot here, but it's worth keeping an eye on in case Allen is hurt again or Benjamin struggles. Be ready with an itchy waiver wire trigger finger.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson out for the season    Wed Aug 10, 08:29 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (knee) has learned he will miss the entire 2016 season following surgery to repair his torn meniscus.

Footballguys view: James Jones was signed to replace Johnson, but he has struggled to separate in practices. Tyrell Williams is a physical marvel who has been developing chemistry with Philip Rivers. If there is surprise fantasy value to mine from this, it will likely come from Williams. Keenan Allen, Danny Woodhead and Antonio Gates could get even more targets in a more likely scenario.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson has surgery    Tue Aug 9, 06:51 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (knee) underwent surgery on his torn meniscus Tuesday, Aug. 9, according to a source. The surgery went well but there is currently no timetable for his return.

Footballguys view: There's no timetable, but we don't expect Johnson back anytime soon. The Chargers made a move to add James Jones after it was learned Johnson needed surgery.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson nearing surgery    Tue Aug 2, 12:14 PM

Updating an ongoing story, San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (knee) will undergo surgery in the 'next couple days,' according to Chargers head coach Mike McCoy. Johnson's prognosis is expected to be determined following the procedure.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson to receive second option    Mon Aug 1, 02:07 PM

Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (knee) will receive a second option on his torn meniscus before he undergoes surgery.

Footballguys view: Johnson's timetable will be known after the surgery. He's not going to be ready for the start of the regular season, and we'll have to see what the second opinion says about surgery. After that, we'll know about his recovery time.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson tears cartilage    Mon Aug 1, 12:41 PM

Updating a previous story, San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (knee) suffered a torn meniscus Sunday, July 31, and will undergo surgery soon, according to a source. Johnson's season may be in jeopardy.

Footballguys view: Johnson should be off of our boards with this news. Ultra-athletic 2015 UDFA Tyrell Williams and Dontrelle Inman, who has made contributions after wide receiver injuries in San Diego each of the last two years, will be the next men up.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson injures knee    Sun Jul 31, 08:22 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (knee) was carried off the practice field Sunday, July 31, after injuring his right knee during a passing drill.

Footballguys view: Tyrell Williams, a great athlete (4.43 40, 39.5" vertical, 6.74 3 cone) with size (6'3" 204 at his Western Oregon pro day) could be the next man up if Johnson's injury is serious. Deep dynasty leaguers should keep an eye on Williams, who scored an 80-yard touchdown against the Broncos in Week 17 last year.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson inactive     Sun Jan 3, 03:09 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) is officially inactive for Week 17 against the Denver Broncos.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson questionable    Fri Jan 1, 04:23 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is listed as questionable for the Week 17 game against the Denver Broncos.

Footballguys view: Johnson is a terrible play this week between the matchup against the Broncos and his precarious condition.

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  Chargers | Javontee Herndon, Stevie Johnson limited    Thu Dec 31, 05:54 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Javontee Herndon (chest) and WR Stevie Johnson (groin) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 31.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson will not play    Thu Dec 24, 07:18 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) has been declared inactive for the Week 16 game against the Oakland Raiders.

Footballguys view: It's all Malcom Floyd all the time though we don't love his chances either. Floyd is no more than a WR5 or so and we think Philip Rivers is going to struggle behind the line a lot Thursday night.

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  Chargers | Week 16 inactives for Chargers    Thu Dec 24, 07:14 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared OT Jeff Linkenbach, OT King Dunlap, LB Kyle Emanuel, DL Sean Lissemore, CB Steve Williams, WR Stevie Johnson, WR Vincent Brown inactive for Week 16.

Footballguys view: Too many offensive line players hurt, and that's been an issue all season long.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson, Ladarius Green questionable    Wed Dec 23, 03:37 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) and TE Ladarius Green (ankle) are listed as questionable for Week 16 against the Oakland Raiders.

Footballguys view: Perhaps Green plays...even Johnson, but we're not counting on it. Fantasy owners have much better options already in place.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson still limited    Tue Dec 22, 04:57 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 22.

Footballguys view: The Chargers play on Thursday night, so Johnson's chances of playing are slim. Even if he does play, fantasy owners would likely have better options.

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  Chargers | Week 15 inactives for Chargers    Sun Dec 20, 03:20 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared OT Jeff Linkenbach, LB Kavell Conner, OT King Dunlap, DL Sean Lissemore, CB Steve Williams, WR Stevie Johnson, WR Vincent Brown inactive for Week 15.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson doubtful    Fri Dec 18, 02:48 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) is listed as doubtful for Week 15.

Footballguys view: Don't expect to see Johnson in Week 16 with a short week of rest before a Thursday night game.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson out again    Thu Dec 17, 07:15 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 17.

Footballguys view: There's just nothing left at wide receiver, is there? Well, Malcom Floyd is back but no more than a WR5 and a "what the heck flex" guy. Johnson is not worth the start if he even practices, which we aren't expecting.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson misses practice    Wed Dec 16, 05:24 PM

Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. WR Dontrelle Inman (neck) is ahead of Johnson in his recovery and is doing position drills.

Footballguys view: Even just Inman being back would help Philip Rivers, but if Johnson could somehow return for the matchup against the reeling Dolphins pass defense, it would make Rivers an excellent option for Week 15.

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  Chargers | Two Chargers receivers practice    Wed Dec 16, 02:52 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) and WR Dontrelle Inman (neck) returned to practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

Footballguys view: This is great news for Philip Rivers' stock this week as he is facing a reeling Dolphins pass defense.

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  Chargers | San Diego's Week 14 inactives    Sun Dec 13, 11:35 AM

The San Diego Chargers have declared QB Brad Sorensen, OT D.J. Fluker, WR Dontrelle Inman, CB Greg Ducre, LB Kavell Conner, DL Sean Lissemore, WR Stevie Johnson inactive for Week 14.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson, Dontrelle Inman out    Fri Dec 11, 02:43 PM

San Diego Chargers WRs Stevie Johnson (groin) and Dontrelle Inman (neck) have both been ruled out for Week 14 against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Footballguys view: Avoid the Chargers offense if you can. They're not running the ball well, and even change-of-pace back Danny Woodhead has been disappointing as of late. Without Johnson and Inman, the team will turn to TE Antonio Gates and WR Malcom Floyd more than ever. We're still not excited about this offense, especially against the Chiefs in Week 14.

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  Chargers | Two Chargers sitting out    Thu Dec 10, 02:25 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) and WR Dontrelle Inman (neck) are out of practice Thursday, Dec. 10.

Footballguys view: The Chargers cannot afford to lose any more receivers or they might be grabbing food vendors to fill in. Right now Javontee Herndon (Who? EXACTLY) is stepping in and he's your best option as a WR6. It's not good, though at least Antonio Gates (TE1) is still around.

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  Chargers | Two SD receivers miss practice    Wed Dec 9, 06:51 PM

San Diego Chargers WRs Dontrelle Inman (neck) and Stevie Johnson (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 9.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson sits    Wed Dec 9, 02:56 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) is out of practice Wednesday, Dec. 9.

Footballguys view: Missing Wednesday is not a huge deal. We'll see if Johnson can participate in practice later in the week.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson's status uncertain    Mon Dec 7, 06:19 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson's (groin) status for the Week 14 game against the Kansas City Chiefs is uncertain at this point because of the groin injury he suffered in Week 13.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson leaves game    Sun Dec 6, 07:26 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (groin) left the Week 13 game against the Denver Broncos due to a groin injury and he was unable to return.

Footballguys view: Philip Rivers also lost Dontrelle Inman today. He'll be throwing roster fringe level players at wide receiver other than Malcom Floyd next week at Kansas City.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson stays hot    Sun Nov 29, 08:48 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson finished with seven catches for 92 yards and a touchdown in a 31-25 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 12.

Footballguys view: Johnson was able to get free multiple times against the Jaguars pass defense and appears to be settling in as the most targeted receiver for Philip Rivers. He'll have a tough draw against the Broncos next week.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson posts 54 yards    Sun Nov 22, 08:13 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson pulled down seven receptions for 54 yards in the Week 11 game against the Kansas City Chiefs. He was targeted eight times.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson steps up game    Tue Nov 10, 12:20 AM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson posted a team-high seven catches for 68 yards in the Week 9 game against the Chicago Bears Monday, Nov. 9.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson to be busier    Tue Nov 3, 12:05 AM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson is likely to see more targets with WR Keenan Allen (kidney) out for 'some time' due to an injury to his kidney sustained in the Week 8 game against the Baltimore Ravens.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson will be in uniform    Sun Oct 25, 02:48 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) is officially active for the Week 7 game against the Oakland Raiders.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson should play in Week 7    Sun Oct 25, 10:34 AM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) is expected to play in the Week 7 game against the Oakland Raiders even though he is questionable for the game.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson questionable    Fri Oct 23, 04:27 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 23, and is listed as questionable for the Week 7 game against the Oakland Raiders.

Footballguys view: Johnson is on the probable side of questionable, and if Antonio Gates can't go, that will enhance his ceiling. Still, the late start and first week back makes Johnson a risk probably not worth taking this week.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson listed as limited    Thu Oct 22, 07:55 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 22.

Footballguys view: Johnson should be back on the field this week against the Raiders. We like him as at least a "what the heck" flex in Week 7.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson practices    Wed Oct 21, 03:14 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) is practicing Wednesday, Oct. 21, for the first time since exiting San Diego's Week 4 contest.

Footballguys view: This is a good sign for Johnson's availability this week against the Raiders. If he plays, we like him as a "what the heck" flex with upside in Week 7.

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  Chargers | Week 6 inactives for San Diego    Sun Oct 18, 03:15 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared OT King Dunlap, OG Orlando Franklin, WR Stevie Johnson, CB Craig Mager, LB Manti Te'o, C Chris Watt, LB Tourek Williams inactive for Week 6.

Footballguys view: The Chargers offensive line is decimated against a defense that is really coming together. This could be a long afternoon for Philip Rivers.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson ruled out    Sun Oct 18, 03:11 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) has been declared inactive for the Week 6 game against the Green Bay Packers.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson doubtful    Fri Oct 16, 02:47 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) is listed as doubtful for Week 6.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson out of practice    Fri Oct 16, 02:01 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) is out of practice Friday, Oct. 16.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson doesn't practice    Thu Oct 15, 05:49 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 15.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson sitting out    Wed Oct 14, 05:37 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) is not practicing Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Footballguys view: Johnson missed the game against the Steelers in Week 5. Check back to see if he can practice on Friday.

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  Chargers | Week 5 Inactives for Chargers    Mon Oct 12, 07:08 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared CB Craig Mager, DL Darius Philon, RB Donald Brown, OT King Dunlap, OG Orlando Franklin, WR Stevie Johnson, LB Tourek Williams inactive for Week 5.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson ruled out    Sat Oct 10, 03:19 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 5 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Footballguys view: Without Johnson on the field on Monday night, the Chargers should turn to guys like Malcom Floyd and Dontrelle Inman.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson still idle    Fri Oct 9, 01:41 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) is out of practice Friday, Oct. 9, and hasn't practiced all week.

Footballguys view: Even though the Chargers play on Monday night against the Steelers, we don't think Johnson plays. Stay tuned to the Saturday practice report to see if something changes.

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  Chargers | No Stevie Johnson Thursday    Thu Oct 8, 05:46 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 8.

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  Chargers | Left hammy injury for Stevie Johnson    Sun Oct 4, 06:14 PM

Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) suffered a left hamstring injury in the Week 3 game against the Cleveland Browns. He is having the leg wrapped on the sidelined.

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  Chargers | Stevie Johnson limps off    Sun Oct 4, 06:06 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring) limped off the field in the third quarter of the Week 4 game against the Cleveland Browns due to an apparent right hamstring injury. As he walked to the sidelines he appeared to be grabbing the back of his right leg.

Footballguys view: Johnson's injury leaves the Chargers with two healthy wide receivers, Keenan Allen and Dontrelle Inman. Danny Woodhead and Ladarius Green should get a lot of targets from here on out.

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  Chargers | San Diego has inside receiver options    Sun Sep 13, 12:42 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Stevie Johnson and RB Danny Woodhead are candidates to catch passes between the numbers for the team against the Detroit Lions in Week 1.

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