NFL Fantasy Receivers: Calvin Johnson vs. Antonio Brown

Background: Calvin Johnson Professional American Football Player

Calvin was born in 1985 Georgia. He attended Sandy Creek High School where he started playing football. After High School he attended Institute of Technologies in Georgia. Calvin’s mother refused to allow his son play football. Despite that fact Johnson continued his college career and was selected in All-Atlantic Coast Conference team. He scored 48 catches for 837 yards which was a record for freshman. He named ACC Player of the Year and ACC Rookie of the Year.

Career: In 2007 Calvin was selected by Detroit Lions and he signed six-year contract with them. Calvin’s first professional touchdown secure victory for Lions against Philadelphia Eagles. Calvin finished 2007 season with 756 yards and 5 touchdowns. In the begging of 2008 season Lions played with Atlanta Falcons and collected 7 catches for 107 yards. Johnson did his career-high in the game against Chicago Bears 8 receptions and 1 touchdown. Though Lions failed in the season Johnson’s stats were amazing for a receiver with total 1331 yards and 12 touchdowns. In 2011 in the game against Dallas Cowboys Johnson caught 2 touchdown passes which helped to win the game with the score of 34-30.

In 2012 Johnson signed 8-year contract with Lions and became the highest-paid receiver in league. Soon he broke the record of single season receiving 1848 yards. In the game against Chicago Bears Calvin beat Lions record for 63 touchdown catches. He became the fastest player to reach 11 000 receiving yards in NFL history. In 2016 Calvin announced about his retirement.

Background: Antonio Brown Professional American Football Player

Antonio was born in 1988 in Florida. He was studying in Miami Norland High School where he was playing football. After the school Brown was admitted in North Carolina Tech. In 2007 Brown won the Mid-American Conference Freshmen of the year. In that season he had 1052 receptions and 6 receiving touchdowns. In 2010 in entered NFL Draft.

Career: Pittsburgh Steelers accepted him and Brown started 2010 season in their team. In the match against Cleveland Browns Antonio made a season high 4 catches. He have done his first career touchdown reception in the game with New England Patriots. Brown became first NFL player that had 1000 yards receiving and returning in one season. In 2012 Brown signed 5 year contract with Steelers but was fined for 10 000$ for unsportsmanlike conduct. In 2013 Brown became second Steeler to collect 100 receptions in a season. In 2014 Antony was named AP All-Pro.

On October 24, 2014 he threw his first touchdown pass and extended his record scoring 5 catches for 50 yards. He became second in NFL history with record of 13 receiving touchdowns. In 2015 game against Indianapolis Colts Brown did 3 touchdowns. He also beat NFL record for having 16+ catches in a season and another record for 4 games of 175+ yards.

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