"Whenever we get inside the 10-yard line, the teams' number one goal that we're playing, no matter who it is, 'Don't let Matthew throw it to Calvin and get a touchdown because that sparks them.' " Stafford said. "The guy's getting just viced and doubled like nobody else in the league.
"It's an interesting predicament, but he's still getting a bunch of yards and a bunch of catches for us, which is what we need."
Stafford's not wrong. Despite some nagging injuries, Johnson is pace for nearly 100 receptions and more than 1,500 receiving yards this season.