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NY Giants rebuilt defense ready to tackle challenge of Calvin Johnson and Lions talented offense

For all the justifiable concern about the miserable summer for the Giants’ offense, it’s been easy to forget what the franchise did during the offseason: Spent a ton of money with a majority of it going to the defense. That defense, led by what could be one of the best secondaries the Giants have had in decades, has the look of one of the top five defenses in the league. Granted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson’s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
Via cover32 - Lions
7 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 … http://t.co/YD74m9Tqsb #NFL — NFL Fanzone (@NFLFANZONE) August 21, 2014 Megatron enters his eighth year having worked...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Calvin Johnson to play Friday

The Detroit Lions have held wide receiver Calvin Johnson out of their first two preseason games, which could have been expected after he missed two games due to injury in 2013. There seemed to be a chance he would not play at all this preseason, but Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported that Johnson expects to play Friday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars.#453668234...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFL’s top 10 wide receivers heading into 2014

1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions There is no question who the best receiver in the game is right now. Johnson has everything the other nine players possess and it has helped him to get where he is today. If scientists wanted to build a wide receiver in a lab, they would likely still fall short of Johnson’s ability. He has the unfathomable mixture of lightning speed, unmatched...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Lions Need To Bench Calvin Johnson

Matthew Stafford receives little respect throughout the league. Up to this point, it is deserved. The argument has become a running joke. He's the only quarterback in the league with a playbook that only has one play in it: Throw to Calvin Johnson. In an emergency, when the football game world is falling apart, there are few options that are better. But what started as an excellent...
Via Football Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson ranked best in NFL, top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of WRs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s wide...
Via cover32 - Lions
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: First impressions from training camp

The Detroit Lions training camp officially opened six and a half hours ago but I can’t wait to tell everyone the first impressions, news and information. I know it’s still early, I gave the players one practice before analyzing the situation, but you know what they say about first impressions. Training camp was allowed to start last Wednesday and it did for the Lions’ rookies...
Via isportsweb.com
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Titus Young attacked his attorney

Yesterday we told you that former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young had been arrested again on battery charges—this time for causing serious bodily injury in Los Angeles, California. Details were scarce at the time, but we’ve now find out that the victim was actually Young’s own attorney. The attack reportedly took place at a “medical treatment center,” where Young...
Via Gridiron Grit
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson’s girlfriend works for the Detroit Lions

Calvin Johnson found himself in the middle of some baby mama drama after his current girlfriend allegedly threatened the mother of his child, Shallyn Blanton. Blanton said Johnson violated their shared custody agreement by bringing his current girlfriend, Brittney McNorton, around their child (specifically to a meeting to pick up their child). Given that their […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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