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Post-Game Reaction: Detroit Lions 31, Dallas Cowboys 30

Calvin Johnson comes down with a 54 yard reception in today’s game What It Means- The Dallas Cowboys fall to 4-4 on the season after being dominated on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball by the Detroit Lions. The ‘Boys were lucky to be in the game and just when everyone thought they were going to steal a win in Detroit, they lost in classic Cowboys fashion, giving...

Dear Dez Bryant, There is something Calvin Johnson can do better…

Dear Dez Bryant, You are a talented player. And football is a competitive game. Fairly or unfairly, much was made of your comment about Calvin Johnson last week. You were asked what the Detroit Lions wide receiver does better than … Continue reading →The post Dear Dez Bryant, There is something Calvin Johnson can do better… appeared first on Pigskin 'N Pearls.

Examining Calvin Johnson's record-breaking pace

Passing records are being broken left and right in what has been the most pass-happy era in NFL history, so you can probably expect some receiving records to fall as well. That nearly happened Sunday in Detroit, with Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson falling just seven yards short of the all-time single-game receiving yards record.  But Johnson has a lot of time to put...

Calvin Johnson Lives Up To His Megatron Nickname

The name "megatron" is the name associated with the villianous decepticon from the kid-series and movie trilogy "Transformers". However, after his Detriot Lions beat a team that has often been the called the black hats of the NFL and having the second best yardage performance in a single game by a wide receiver in league history, Calvin Johnson has given the name...

Lions' Calvin Johnson silences any smack talk with his play on field

Dallas receiver Dez Bryant thinks he “can do whatever he can do.” NFL analyst Cris Carter refused to count him among the league’s six best wide receivers two years ago. Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman changed his own Twitter handle to Optimus Prime. The list goes on and on. The slings and arrows, the quips and japes and jabs come often and from everywhere. This is what...

Fantasy Football Champs Radio Week 9: Six Teams On Bye Sucks

Other than Calvin Johnson’s monster performance against the Dallas Cowboys, the rest of the games in Week 8 left us a bit hungry and yearning for more action.  Perhaps it was the crazy amount of teams (6) on a bye. Will it get better in Week 9? Not likely. Once again we have six teams on a bye in Week 9 and there are some offensive juggernauts that won’t be in action. The...

Cris Carter’s Calvin Johnson hyperbole actually reasonable

ESPN “analyst” Cris Carter is known for his ridiculous hyperbole. However, his comments on Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson this morning actually were rather prescient. He pretty much predicted the huge breakout game to be had this afternoon. Calvin Johnson, or Megatron as the kids call him is great at football. But when you read Carter’s comments on Megatron you may ask yourself...

Johnson's big day leads Lions over Cowboys 31-30

Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions made the most of a few extra seconds. Johnson caught 14 passes for 329 yards, but like almost everyone else at Ford Field, he was a mere bystander when teammate Matthew Stafford lunged for a 1-yard touchdown with 12 seconds left to give the Lions a 31-30 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. ''Our team has been resilient through...

Week 8 Fantasy Football Weekend Injury Report: Calvin Johnson & Reggie Bush

Detroit Lions stars Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush are both listed as probable for this week’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. Johnson was able to participate in practice on a limited basis on Friday while Bush missed practice all together. Bush’s absence was considered precuationary and his is fully expected to be fine for this weekend. Injury Outlook: We’ll start...

What a finish! Lions outgun 31-30 Cowboys with monster games by Stafford, Johnson

You had the feeling if the Lions could only get out of their own way, they would have a good chance to beat the Cowboys Sunday. After all, for three quarters the defense had held Tony Romo and the Dallas offense in relative check. Calvin Johnson was in full Megatron mode, achieving an NFL-record tying fifth career 200-yard receiving day (329 yards). And the Cowboys were playing...

Jim Schwartz: Just wait until Calvin Johnson is 100-percent

Calvin Johnson caught 14 passes for 329 yards, most ever in regulation and second most of all time, as the Detroit Lions beat the Dallas Cowboys 31-30 in the final minute of play. “Just wait until he’s 100-percent,” coach Jim Schwartz said of Johnson who is dealing with a knee injury. Johsnon tied Lance Alworth’s NFL record with his fifth career 200-yard game.  Flipper Anderson...

Jerry Jones says he’s more worried about defending RB Reggie Bush than WR Calvin Johnson

Reports this morning out of Detroit have Lions running back Reggie Bush not practicing Friday, with his right leg wrapped up. Bush hasn’t been listed on the Lions’ injury report this week. If Bush can’t play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, that would very much please owner Jerry Jones. Jones was asked Friday morning on KRLD-FM who he’s more worried about this week with...

Jerry Jones not surprised Lions were able to rally

DETROIT Jerry Jones was not talking about moral victories after Sunday's surprising 31-30 loss to the Lions. Standing in the visitors' locker room at Ford Field, the Cowboys owner and general manager said although it felt like the Cowboys were going to win, he fully understood what was capable of happening with a dynamic player like Detroit's Calvin Johnson on the field...

Megatron leads the way for WR meganumbers

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer For all the divas among NFL receivers, and there are plenty of them, there are just as many difference makers. They showed themselves in impressive and, in Calvin Johnson's case, incredible form on Sunday. Megatron's meganumbers were so astounding that several Dallas defensive backs could do little more than shrug...

Lions-Cowboys: A Blogger’s Dream

No doubt about it, Sunday’s most exciting NFL clash was between the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions. Two high-powered offenses, and attitude problems from Dez Bryant made this game a blogger’s dream. Whether it was Dez’s outbursts that made for great GIFs, or Megatron’s play that just makes him that much greater – this game had it all, from start to finish. The Best of...
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