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Week 9 NFL Props: Calvin Johnson betting, Josh McCown in vogue

Calvin Johnson's epic Week 8 game caught the attention of oddsmakers, who pushed up numerous prop bets on Megatron for Week 9. Can the burly wideout surpass 200 yards in a game during teh rest of the season? Oddsmakers set the 'no' bet as a -140 moneyline favorite position. The prop wager on whether he can surpass 2000 yards total in 2013 is also a 'no' position...
Via OddsShark
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 6 Football Nation Radio: Compete Against Our Hosts At

There’s just a few days before all the action on Sunday in Week 6, so now is the time to set your lineups and enter our contest. It’s only $10 to enter. $500 in Cash Prizes. Plus if you beat our hosts, you’ll get a $5 bonus, not to mention all the bragging rights. The Week 6 episode of Football Nation was packed with two hours of non-stop Fantasy Football...
Via Football Nation
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

After Calvin Johnson Who Is #2 Fantasy Wide Receiver?

  After last season’s 96 rec, 1,681 yard, 16 TD performance, “Megatron” is easily the #1 ranked WR in fantasy football- but who do you draft #2? Brandon Marshall- Even with five different QB’s during two years in MIA, Marshall averaged 83 rec, 1,100 yards and 5 TD a season. In 07-08 w/Cutler in DEN, averaged 103 rec, 1,295 and 6 TD. How bad have the Bears WR been historically...
Via The Scores Report
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Assessing the North: Wide receivers

Two of the teams in the NFC North appear to be set at receiver, although the best in the division, Calvin Johnson, could be in line for a contract restructuring. Meanwhile, the Vikings and Bears both have work to do in upgrading the depth chart at receiver. We take a look at the receiver situations for each of the NFC North teams.
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions WR Johnson says Briggs' hit 'was all shoulder pad'

There were plenty of hard hits -- both of the legal and illegal variety -- to go around Sunday, but Detroit wideout Calvin Johnson appeared to take the worst blow of them all when he was popped by linebacker Lance Briggs in the second half of the Bears' win.
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Lions' Calvin Johnson vows he'll be OK to play Sunday

The star receiver "got (his) bell rung a little bit" at the end of the Sunday's loss to the Chicago Bears, but he stopped short of saying he had a concussion.
Via Lions Blog
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Lays Vicious Hit On Detroit's Calvin Johnson (Video)

For those of you looking for the hit of week 10, here is Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs hitting Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson into next week:
Via Outside the Boxscore
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman makes sure Calvin Johnson fails his physical exam

Bears cornerback Charles Tillman considers Calvin Johnson the NFL’s top receiver. So Tillman had a modest goal when the Bears coaching staff challenged him to shadow the 6-5 specimen the entire game. “I know there are some plays he’s going got get,” Tillman told the Sun-Times. “But I need...
Via Inside the Bears
November 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Lions' Megatron has 'something' for TD today in Chicago

Calvin Johnson isn't usually the celebrating type. But if he scores against the Chicago Bears today at Soldier Field, look out.
Via Lions Blog
November 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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