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Calvin Johnson inactive vs. Saints

Calvin Johnson will get another week to rest his ankle injury. Johnson, the Lions’ perennial Pro Bowl wide receiver, is inactive for Sunday’s game vs. New Orleans, Tim Twentyman of reported this morning.
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson Admits He's Still Not Feeling Right

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson told reporters he will be back when he feels he can do everything he has to to play at a high level.Fantasy Spin:Johnson is not there yet. He is going to try and play this week, but coach Jim Caldwell has put out the idea of shutting down Johnson through the Lions' Week 9 bye. In the long-run, that is Detroit's best option.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Calvin Johnson could be out until Week 10

The Detroit Lions sat their star receiver, Calvin Johnson, last week against the Minnesota Vikings. Lions' coach, Jim Caldwell, is not ruling out Johnson, but he may sit out at least another two weeks.#454017814 / gettyimages.comThe Lions' coach was being asked if Johnson could be out until the team's Week 9 bye. He is seriously considering holding Johnson out against...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Could Sit Calvin Johnson Until Week 10

Calvin Johnson missed his first game of the season Sunday against Minnesota, and Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell did not rule out the possibility of sitting the star wide receiver the next two weeks, either. When asked whether he would consider sitting Johnson until the team’s bye week in Week 9, he didn’t rule out the idea of not playing him against New Orleans and Atlanta...
Via Geeks and Cleats
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Calvin Johnson may be out until Week 10

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was inactive for the team’s Week 6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. And now, it appears that he might be out for an extended period of time. When asked if they would consider sitting Johnson until after their Week 9 bye, Lions head coach Jim Caldwell had this to say (via ESPN). I do not hold a medical degree. It may appear I do from...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Calvin Johnson to require 'a lot of treatment'

Detroit Lions megastar Calvin Johnson hasn't been so Megatron-like over the last couple weeks. Johnson suffered an ankle injury against the Green Bay Packers in week three and has been trying to rehab it and be effective on Sunday's. Unfortunately, he has been unable to let the high ankle sprain heal or be effective over the last two contests and it may be a reach to see...
Via NFL Injury Report
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson says injured ankle needs treatment, rest

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson says he needs time to rest his high right ankle sprain that he aggravated against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. “Any time you’re dealing with an ankle, you’ve got to run, you’ve got to cut, you’ve got to do all those things,” Johnson said, via “It makes it tough. Just a lot of treatment that goes into it. “Takes...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Lose Calvin Johnson to Injury?

There was some doubt that the Detroit Lions would have the services of wide receiver Calvin Johnson against the Buffalo Bills. Megatron has been battling an ankle injury for the last couple weeks and there was a lot of doubt that he would be able to go Sunday. As it turns out he did play, but the Lions may be wishing that he didn't.On his one reception of the game he was hit...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading each NFL's team's play at quarter-season mark

After featuring many shocking and exciting moments, the first quarter of the 2014 NFL season is now in the books. Here is each NFL team’s grade at the quarter-mark of the season. Detroit Lions (3-1) Finally, the Lions are putting the “D” in Detroit. They lead the NFL with 267.2 yards allowed per game and held the Packers to their lowest point total since 2010 in a 19-7...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson expresses curiosity over new role on team

Detroit Lions’ star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is curious about his new role as he begins his first season in Joe Lombardi’s new offensive scheme. Calvin Johnson curious about role in Lions' new offense: Calvin Johnson will hit the field for his first … #NFL — NFL Fanzone (@NFLFANZONE) August 21, 2014 Megatron enters his eighth year having worked...
Via Sportsnaut
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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