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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
week. He even changed his Twitter name to Optimus Prime as a joking reference to
stopping "Megatron" -- the nickname bestowed on Johnson because of his freakish
athleticism -- as the two prepare for a showdown in Detroit.
After the game, the Lions might have walked away with the win but apparently Sherman was still feeling victorious in his own right. Sherman and the Seattle defense held Johnson to just three catches for 46 yards on the day, and Sherman was sure to point out the lack of production after the game, according to the News Tribune.
"I mean, you see his numbers – they speak ...
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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...
Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman talked a lot of trash leading up to the game this past Sunday, even going so far as to change … Continue reading →
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...
On the road again
The Seattle Seahawks are on the road this week, taking on the Detroit Lions. Both teams are reeling from painful losses to division opponents last week and each is looking to make some moves in their respective divisions.
With lots on the line for both teams, this could be a very physical game – especially with the highlighted matchup between Richard Sherman and...
The Seattle Seahawks are 4-4 with all four of their losses coming on the road. They are 3-0 at home and are 1-4 away from it. Three of the four losses have come against division opponents and with how well the 49ers are playing, The NFC West title might be out their reach, but the wild card is not. If the Hawks want to make a wild card run they will have to find a way to win on the...
The Seahawks will be playing their fifth road game of the season today against the Lions. Will Richard Sherman and the rest of the secondary be able to contain Calvin Johnson and Brandon Pettigrew? Can Wilson and his receivers put up some points against a suspect Lions secondary? Does Detroit have enough healthy defenders left on the roster to put eleven guys on the field?
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That was the message that Peter Cullen (the voice of Optimus Prime from the “Transformers” movies) left on Richard Sherman’s voice mail, according to the Fox game broadcast of the Seattle Seahawks vs. Detroit Lions. Peter learned that Richard changed his name on twitter to “Optimus Prime” in response...
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...
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...
Week 8 of the 2012 NFL season is upon us, and fantasy football owners can take solace in the fact that many key players have been declared active for the early games on Sunday, including Wes Welker, Rob Gronkowski, Calvin Johnson and Trent Richardson. All four are listed as active an are expected to start.
The New England Patriots will have most of their weapons available at the...
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.