Found September 03, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
PLAYERS: Calvin Johnson
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
In Nike’s latest NFL ad spot, Lions star Calvin Johnson and hip hop mogul Sean “P. Diddy” Combs team up to show the good and the bad of being in the spotlight. The commerical shows Megatron as Calvin, the guy who only wants to focus on playing and training. Calvin  stresses about the other aspects of being an NFL star. Diddy then comes to the rescue as Johnson, and takes care of t he publicity, autographs, press and all things not football related so ‘Calvin’ can concentrate on the training that got him to where he is today and where he wants to be, a record-breaking wider receiver.

Lions' Calvin Johnson keeping 2013 goals to himself

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Adrian Peterson boasts of rushing for 2,500 yards this season, making his personal goals well-known as he tries to run down Eric Dickerson's 29-year, single-season NFL record.The league's top running back makes such lofty predictions seem possible. The NFL's top wide receiver enters 2013 not making any grand statements and leaving his personal goals...

Diddy helps Lions Calvin Johnson prepare for the 2013 season

We all know that NFL superstars are always in demand. Their team needs them. Coaches are expecting them to set the bar for the team as a leader. Some of these high profile athletes have foundations to help run. Others are busy making commercials, music videos, and movies. Something we can all relate to right? How can these great players be in two places at once? Well Nike Football...

VIDEO: Calvin Johnson’s new Nike commericial has P-Diddy as Megatron’s alter ego

Are you wondering what happened to P-Diddy in recent years? Well apparently he’s been playing the alter ego of Lions wide-out Calvin Johnson. At least that’s how Nike sees it in their latest commercial starring Megatron and the rapper. Whatever…

Lions hosting DT Marvin Austin

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  the Lions will be hosting former Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin for a visit. Detroit Lions are hosting former Giants DT Marvin Austin for a visit today. Could be interesting in their strong rotation — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 2, 2013 The Giants took Austin in the second round of the NFL draft a few years...

Delmas drops 25,000 on hyperbaric chamber

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas has been injured so often since becoming a NFL player that he purchased a hyperbaric chamber for his home. Ive spent more money on this knee, Delmas said Tuesday following practice. If you walk into my house, youll think I have a whole hospital in that bad boy. Delmas, entering his fifth season, said he paid 25,000 for the hyperbaric...

Detroit Lions face feeble foe in preseason finale

Detroit Lions wide receiver Matt WIllis makes an impressive snag (Photo Credit:  AP) One should not put much weight in any preseason game.  When going against a team like the depleted Buffalo Bills in the last game before the regular season, gaining any sort of valuable information is like trying to draw blood from a skeleton. With that said I am getting out the 16 gauge needle...

Can the Lions maintain a positive turnover margin?

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions have been the perfect example of how turnover margin is the most telling statistic on who wins and losses football games. The Lions ranked third among 16 NFC teams in turnover margin at plus-11 in 2011 when they finished 10-6 and went to the playoffs. A year ago, they were 15th in the conference -- and 30th out of 32 teams in the NFL -- with...

Lions' Ansah recovering from concussion

The Detroit Lions have acknowledged that rookie defensive lineman Ziggy Ansah is recovering from a concussion. Ansah, the No. 5 pick in this year's draft, did not travel for the team's preseason finale at Buffalo last week. He was believed to have hurt his head after colliding with a teammate in practice Aug. 24. Coach Jim Schwartz wouldn't give any details on Ansah...

Who to Start and Sit Week One Fantasy Football

QBs to Start: Matt Stafford – Stafford has torched the Vikings D as of late. Last season he averaged over 330 yards against this defense. This week Stafford will have  Nate Washington healthy, Ryan Broyles in the slot, and Reggie Bush’s pass catching ability. All signs point for 3+ TDs & 350 TDs for the Lions QB against this young secondary. Colin Kaepernick – Kaep is...

Vikings-Lions Preview

Adrian Peterson busted through defenses on his way to one of the best seasons in NFL history for a running back while guiding the Minnesota Vikings to a surprising playoff appearance in 2012. Calvin Johnson's record-setting performance didn't have the same effect on the Detroit Lions, who finished below .500 for the 11th time in 12 years. Their teams will look for each...
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