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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...
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Calvin Johnson is hands down the best receiver in the NFL. When you’re as good as he is at making plays, you do what you want. That includes embracing your nickname in any way you please. According to MLive.com, Johnson busted out the Transformers Megatron hat you see above on Monday night after the Lions [...]
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Discover What’s Possible when Best Buy and Intel Team Up – Click Here Anyone who reads LBS knows we’ve been fans of Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson for a long time. Only injuries to either player (mostly Stafford) limited what they could accomplish together. Now that both players are healthy, we’re seeing how dominant they [...]
Jerry Rice is the greatest receiver ever to play the game, but at least one Detroit Lions assistant thinks Calvin Johnson could one day be mentioned in the same breath as Rice.
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has been killed with kindness by 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio this week.
When you've a better run than any other wide receiver, possibly in the history of football, you deserve your accolades. Nine touchdowns through five games? That's flat out prolific. I'm not talking about Cris Carter admitting that he couldn't have been more wrong about Calvin Johnson not being an elite receiver. I'm talking about wearing a hat with your logo...
49ers respect ability of Lions receiver, who has nine TDs
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford couldn't engineer a late fourth-quarter comeback as the Lions lost their first game of the season, 25-19, to the 49ers at Ford Field Sunday.
Stafford couldn't get the Lions into scoring range after the 49ers had taken the lead on an Alex Smith 6-yard touchdown
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.
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...
The NFL’s officials still can’t get the Calvin Johnson rule straight, but this time the Detroit Lions won’t be complaining. Lions receiver Nate Burleson caught a pass in the end zone, stumbled to the ground as he crossed the end line and then dropped the ball as he hit the ground in the fourth quarter…
The Lions have scored their first touchdown on a 16-yard pass from Matthew Stafford to Brandon Pettigrew.
Pettigrew went up and made a great catch in traffic. Once he hit the ground, a 49ers defender stripped the ball away. The officials originally called the play incomplete but after a little
It is already the sixth week of the NFL season, and the players and teams who are for real are becoming apparent. The standings are beginning to take form, and some teams have already seen their playoff chances dashed.
Here are some tips for those who may have any last minute questions for Week 6.
Under-the-Radar Players to Consider
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Our Scout.com experts, Nate Caminata of RoarReport and Craig Massei of NinersDigest, continue their three-part breakdown of the 49ers and Lions and Sunday’s game with five questions from Craig to Nate. How badly did Matt Millen screw up the Lions? How’ve they managed to bounce back under Jim Schwartz? How good is QB Matt Stafford, and how do you stop WR Calvin Johnson? These...