Back in the mid-2000s, there was a running back named Adrian Peterson who played eight seasons for the Chicago Bears.
That Adrian Peterson was not the same future first-ballot Hall of Famer who crossed over with three of the other Peterson’s seasons. This would occasionally cause a problem in fantasy football drafts when someone might accidentally draft the wrong Adrian Peterson.
Now, it’s happening again, thanks to David Johnson.
No, not this David Johnson:
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There’s another David Johnson, and he’s currently second on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ tight end depth chart:
(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
For some fantasy owners, this is causing serious confusion …
… Or some people in auction drafts – in which you can nominate any player to be bid on – are actually using the Steelers tight end to fool their fellow owners into spending serious cash on the wrong David Johnson: