Found October 20, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
PLAYERS: Calvin Johnson
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Lions receiver Calvin Johnson dominated the Bengals for nine catches, 155 yards and two touchdowns in Week 7.Fantasy Spin:Johnson's knee is getting closer to 100 percent after he was limited in Week 6 against Cleveland. For his second touchdown, Megatron jumped over three defenders to catch a 50-yard pass in the end zone.

Week 7 Fantasy Football Injury Report: Calvin Johnson

Detroit Lions star WR Calvin Johnson has been battling inflammation in his knee for weeks now, causing him to look like a shell of himself in Week 6. He was able to play throughout the course of the game and not suffer any reported setbacks in the process, but he was a limited participant in practice at best all week, officially listed as probable. We know he’ll play; we just...

Detroit Lions host Cincinnati Bengals in division leader collision

Wide receiver Calvin Johnson, quarterback Matthew Stafford (Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty) Cincinnati Bengals (4-2) at Detroit Lions (4-2), 1PM, October 20, 2013 The Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions are similar in so many areas.  Great front fours, elite wide receivers, first round tight ends, and shifty running backs will be featured on Ford Field this Sunday. In what...

Megatron, AJ Green swap jerseys after game

The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Detroit Lions today in Detroit, and fans witnessed a showdown of two of the league’s best receivers. Both AJ Green of the Bengals and Calvin Johnson of the Lions put on a show for those fans. In the loss, Calvin Johnson had 9 catches for 155 yards, and two touchdowns, […]

Calvin Johnson makes incredible TD catch in triple coverage

Tweet Need more evidence that Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson is from another planet? How about this amazing touchdown catch he made Sunday against the Bengals while triple covered: Here’s the full play: That type of size, athleticism and hands that reliable are uncommon in most NFL receivers. Just another example of why “Megatron”...

Calvin Johnson Not Expected To Be Limited

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson (knee) expects to be a full go Sunday against Cincinnati, ESPN's Bob Holtzman reports. Johnson practiced every day this week.Fantasy Spin:Johnson's knee is not yet 100 percent but he's getting close after playing just 39 of the team's 76 offensive snaps against Cleveland in Week 6. He only had three catches for 25 yards in the game and...

Calvin Johnson Dominates In Lions Loss

On Sunday, wide receiver Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions let everyone know why he got his nickname Megatron. The Lions lost to the Cincinnati Bengals 27-24 but their star wide receiver put in some work for the team. Johnson’s biggest catch of the game came in the fourth quarter on 3rd-and-18 which then tied the game 24-24.  The catch was a 50 yard touchdown as quarterback...

Dez Bryant says he’s just as good as Calvin Johnson

Tweet In a recent interview with ESPN Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant compared himself to Lions star Calvin Johnson, who many believe is the best wide receiver in the league, and even says that he can do just about anything Johnson can do on the football field: “I believe I can do whatever he can do,” Bryant said. “I think it’s just...

Photo: Calvin Johnson and A.J. Green exchange jerseys following Lions-Bengals game

This is just a really cool photo of two of the NFL's best wide receivers, AJ Green and Calvin Johnson, exchanging jerseys following the Lions-Bengals game on Sunday.

Dez Bryant: I can do whatever Calvin Johnson can

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant believes he could end up being the best receiver on the field during t his week’s match up with the Lions and Calvin Johnson. “Truth be told, I don’t compare myself to nobody,” Bryant said Monday during an appearance on 103.3 FM ESPN in Dallas via “I think Calvin’s the best at what he [does]. I think I’m the best at what...

Fantasy Football Injury News: Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell active for Lions

The Detroit Lions have announced that WR Calvin Johnson and RB Joique Bell are officially active this afternoon against the Cincinnati Bengals. Johnson was limited last week to less than 40 offensive snaps while dealing with a knee injury. RB Joique Bell is hampered with a rib injury and was limited in practice this week. Bell will be Reggie Bush’s backup this afternoon while Theo...

Dez Bryant: I’m on the Same Level as Calvin Johnson

With the Detroit Lions taking on the Dallas Cowboys this upcoming Sunday, I had a feeling that this would come up at some point in the week. When asked to compare himself to the Lions’ Calvin Johnson, Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant had this to say. “Truth be told, I don’t compare myself to nobody,” […]

Dez Bryant Confident He Can Do What Calvin Johnson Does, Says He’s ‘Best at What I Do’

Maybe we should start calling him Dezatron. Dez Bryant has been a monster this season, blossoming into one of the NFL’s best receivers. He’ll have the chance to defend that lofty label this weekend, too, when the Cowboys visit Detroit for a showdown with the Lions and record-breaking receiver Calvin Johnson. Johnson, who set a new NFL record with 1,964 yards last season, is widely...

Cincinnati Bengals at Detroit Lions: Five Things We Learned

1. Megatron is back. It had been four weeks since we had last seen a vintage Calvin Johnson performance this year and fans were wondering if the injury bug had finally caught up to the seemingly indestructible Lions wide receiver. Matched up against Bengals shutdown cornerback Leon Hall, many Lions fans and fantasy owners alike were concerned about Megatron's production this...

Detroit Lions Lose To Cincinnati Bengals 27-24

The Detroit Lions fell to (4-3) Sunday afternoon to the Cincinnati Bengals 27-24 in front of a sold out crowd. The Lions who were down 14 points at one point in the fourth quarter tied it up with incredible game performances by both Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson, but with just a half of a minute on the clock the game changed momentum very quickly. Rookie punter Sam Martin,...

Lions Injury Report: Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell, Tony Scheffler

Wide receiver Nate Burleson remains sidelined with the broken forearm he suffered a few weeks ago. He aims to return this season, however anytime before November is unlikely.  Calvin Johnson has once again been limited in practice with a knee issue. While he is probable to play in Sunday’s game, his effectiveness will be tested as he continues to recover from this significant...
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