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Cris Carter went on record before the season that the Lions' Calvin Johnson wasn't among the game's top five receivers. After four games in 2011, Carter had a chance to tell Johnson he was wrong.
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson caught another touchdown pass in Monday night's win over Chicago and is on pace to shatter an NFL record.
Johnson's 73-yard TD catch in the first half of a 24-13 win was his ninth of the season. He is the first player in NFL history with nine TD receptions in the first five games of the season.
At his current pace, Johnson would...
Maybe you remember Cris Carter dissing Calvin Johnson back in August. Last night was Megatron’s official coming out party and he didn’t disappoint, grabbing 5 balls for 130 yards & 1 TD. The performance from the Lions was so great that Mitch Albom could only start sentences this morning with one word, ‘Change.’ Now 5-0, the Lions get San Fran and Atlanta at Ford Field...
Before the season, Carter didn't believe Johnson was a top-six wide receiver. Earlier this week he called him the king of receivers. Expect more gushing when Johnson sits down with Carter on ESPN's 'Monday Night Countdown.'
John Lynch, whose only time facing off against Calvin Johnson as a player resulted in a 44-7 Lions win, cautions the Bears not to let Megatron bat them.
The Bears travel Monday to Detroit to take on the 4-0 Lions on Monday Night Football.
Lions WR Calvin Johnson has caught two touchdowns in each of the Lions first four games. Eight touchdowns through four games is an NFL record and it’s an impressive one at that.
Obviously, matching up the right corners with Calvin Johnson will be important for the Bears defense, but the Bears...
At Ford Field What happened: The Lions returned to "Monday Night Football" for the first time in 10 years and had quite an anniversary. Calvin Johnson caught a 73-yard pass, and Jahvid Best ran 88 yards for the second-longest touchdown run in team history as the Lions improved to 5-0.
The Lions scored first on a 73-yard bomb from Matthew Stafford to Calvin Johnson, but Jay Cutler's efficient passing has given the Bears a 10-7 lead.
The Lions put on a show for the 67,000+ that showed up for the first Monday Night game in Detroit since 1974.
Matthew Stafford was 19 of 26 passing for 219 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. One of thos touchdowns was a 73-yard strike to Calvin Johnson.
Running back Jahvid Best got
Steve Rosenbloom: The Bears have to blitz Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford for two major reasons: He's injury-prone and you can't give him time to find Calvin Johnson deep.
Hey all, still working on the Watchtower for this week. Here’s a couple links to get you through the day: Per Mlive.com, Scott Linehan insists the offensive line is "doing a great job." Sounds familiar! Holy Schwartz does an amazing job of breaking down the Lions' possible touchdown celebrations for this week. You simply must read the excellent feature...