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49ers respect ability of Lions receiver, who has nine TDs
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He's down on former teammates' long touchdowns, but thinks Harris and others have much to offerIf Mike Brown had the ability to jump through the television screen and make a tackle, he would have blasted Lions receiver Calvin Johnson well before the end zone.
Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson nearly found himself betrayed by the "Calvin Johnson Rule" on Sunday against the 49ers.
In the fourth quarter of the Lions' 34-30 win at Dallas on Oct. 2, Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford saw wide receiver Calvin Johnson flanked by cornerback Mike Jenkins, safety Barry Church and linebacker Sean Lee in the end zone, threw it anyway and watched as Johnson outjumped the trio for a...
On the subject of Megatron, Niners defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has clearly learned from the mistake of one of his peers.
"First off," Fangio said when asked today about preparing for Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, "I want to say he would be the best receiver on our team. Not the...
I knew this day would come, I just didn’t know when. I was fully aware that the Lions would not win all 16 contests this year, but as a fan there is hope for every game. The Lions’ streak has come to an end, and now I have to write about a Lions loss for the first time.
Honestly, I thought it would happen sooner. Down 20-0 in the Metrodome I all but wrote the Lions off...
The 49ers somehow found a way to win their fifth game of the season. They had to beat not only the Lions, but the fans, the refs and even themselves.
The 49ers committed 15 penalties and still found a way to win, thanks in part to the running of Frank Gore and a defense that shut down the mighty Megatron. Calvin Johnson did have 100 yards receiving but he failed to score a TD in...