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Another week down and another 1-3 finish for the NFC West. A division that had so much promise just a couple of weeks ago now only has one team above the .500 mark. For the third time in four weeks a rivalry game within the division has been played in prime time. All three games were not fun to watch. It was a rough week, leaving a lot to talk about.Here is your Week 8 recap for the NFC West division.ResultsSt. Louis Rams 7 New England Patriots 45Seattle Seahawks 24 Detroit Lions 28San Francisco 49ers 24 Arizona Cardinals 3StandingsSan Francisco 49ers: 6-2Arizona Cardinals: 4-4Seattle Seahawks: 4-4St. Louis Rams: 3-5What We LearnedOptimus Prime Always WinsThe Seattle Seahawks defense did not have a good game this past Sunday. They held the Lions to just 84 rushing yards, but Matthew Stafford threw for over 350 yards and had four touchdowns (one rush). They allowed a season-high 28 points in the loss.One thing they were able to do, however, is shut down Calvin Johnson. There was a lo...
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Calvin Johnson told reporters after the game that his sore knee limited him in in Sunday’s come from behind win against the Seattle Seahawks. “It’s tough to stick my foot in the ground with my knee hurting, but that’s no excuse. I’ll be all right. You’re good after the win, but you’ll feel it all on Monday.” Johnson is having a down year for fantasy owners with just...
Calvin Johnson has had a tough time padding his stats this year, but that doesn’t concern him. (Credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images North America)
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has seen a decline in his production this season, most notably in his touchdown total. As defenses are starting to key on the receiver known as “Megatron” more often, the big plays that...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz called Sundays 28-24 victory over Seattle his teams best offensive performance of the season.
Whats surprising is that it happened with such little production from star receiver Calvin Johnson.
Johnson appears to be hampered by a knee injury that forced him to miss some practice time last week.
Hes plowing through, Schwartz...
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman seemed to have no shortage of confidence all week heading into his matchup with Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions. Megatron is probably the most difficult receiver in the game to cover, but Sherman indicated he was up for the task when he changed his Twitter name to something that suited the occasion.
The Lions may have come out victorious...
The Detroit Lions in need of a wide receiver after Nate Burleson was placed on injured reserve last week with a broken leg traded a mid-round draft pick for Jacksonville Jaguars wideout Mike Thomas, according to NFL.com.
The Lions likely signed Thomas to add depth to their receiver unit as Titus Young has shown promise starting across from Calvin Johnson and Ryan Broyles is their...
Talk is cheap, unless you can back it up.
Plenty of NFL stars are known for spouting off during games, but apparently Richard Sherman likes to do his talking off the field. Even after losses.
Sherman, who first popped up on the national scene when calling out Tom Brady
after the Seahawks' win a few weeks ago, turned his attention to Calvin Johnson this
The article is called "Make or Break" and it is just that easy. I will go through players that can make your season, and those who seem destined to break it. If you have the "Make" guys keep a close eye on them and prepare a spot in your line up for them every week.