Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/30/14

BALTIMORE - DECEMBER 13: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions makes a catch against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 13, 2009 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the Lions 48-3. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
Apparently, everybody in the National Football League wants to be a character from the Transformers. It must be the cool thing to do nowadays. But I implore the rest of the NFL to stop making Transformers references in regard to which character they feel they most resemble in terms of their dominance. It is time to stop. The only person to whom I am not referring is Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson. It is not because I like him better or that he is better than everyone else related to the Transformers characters throughout the NFL. Actually, he is, but that is not why I am excusing him from all of this Transformers talk. Johnson never gave himself the nickname of Megatron. It is not self-proclaimed. he is that dominant on the field, leading others to don him with the Megatron moniker, which is quite fitting. It is these other wannabe’s who are making me sick. You do not give yourself a nickname. Others give them to you, and they should be earned. Seattle Seahawks defensive...
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