2017 Outlook: Duke Johnson

We're still waiting for Duke Johnson to reach his potential. Only once last year did he tally over 100 total yards, with four times over 75 total yards. He scored one touchdown. His numbers across the board declined from Year 1 to Year 2. So why might it change in Year 3? By the looks of things, coach Hue Jackson still has plans to use Johnson "everywhere," which could mean a lot of receptions, among other stats. The Browns also improved their offensive line, which could help Johnson out a lot on the handoffs and screen passes he does get. Of course, he still will see his role will continue to get cut into by Isaiah Crowell, who will also benefit from the Browns' O-line and short-area passing game. Until Johnson breaks out, which might not fully happen unless Crowell misses extensive playing time, he's really a late-round snag as a catch-heavy running back who can provide Fantasy depth. That's why you should expect to see him get taken with a late-round pick. 

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