Fantasy Football Rankings 2012: Calvin Johnson Top Fantasy Receiver

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 07: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions makesa touchdown catch against Patrick Robinson #21 of the New Orleans Saints during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Calvin Johnson is the No. 1 wide receiver in fantasy football.

To no one's surprise, SBNation's Fake Teams has ranked Calvin Johnson as the No. 1 wide receiver in fantasy football in 2012. Here's what the site had to say about the ranking:

This is the most No-Brainer ranking in the history of Fantasy Football. Calvin is the man and in a league of his own, period.

Megatron and quarterback Matthew Stafford have combined to form one of the most lethal combinations in the NFL. Johnson is coming off a 2011 season in which he caught 96 passes for 1,681 yards and 16 touchdowns. He also signed a $132 million contract that made him one of the highest paid players in the history of the NFL.

Here's Fake Teams' full top 10 for wide receivers:

  1. Calvin Johnson
  2. Roddy White
  3. Greg Jennings
  4. Larry Fitzgerald
  5. A.J. Green
  6. Jordy Nelson
  7. Julio Jones
  8. Dez Bryant
  9. Mike Wallace
  10. Wes Welker

For more on fantasy football, visit Fake Teams. For more on Stafford and the Lions, check out Pride of Detroit.

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