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Detroit Lions release Reggie Bush

  The Detroit Lions have cut running back Reggie Bush, the team announced Wednesday. “You’ve got to look at the contribution versus how much you’re paying the player,” Mayhew said. “It’s what they give you versus what you pay them. That’s a process we spend a lot of time on. He’s just one of the players we look at.” Bush still has two years remaining on a...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM is not Worried About Calvin Johnson’s Huge Cap Number

The Detroit Lions are trying to agree on a deal to keep defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh with the team for years to come. If they are successful, it will be the second major star the team has locked up over the past few years, following the massive Calvin Johnson deal from 2012. Working on contract negotiations with Suh, speculation is that he could command a deal near the $100 million...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson too low in latest Power Rankings?

When people think about an NFL team, usually one person immediately jumps to mind. It’s the player, coach or owner who is most immediately identifiable with the club. It’s the person TV networks use in game promos, the team puts on the cover of the media guide and fans blame when things go awry. It’s the face of the franchise. And every team has one, for better or worse. With...
Via cover32 - Lions
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dorial Green-Beckham Drawing Comparisons To Calvin Johnson

Immediately after word got out about Dorial Green-Beckham’s freakish measurements (6-foot-5 and 237 pounds) at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, the former Missouri Tigers star receiver was being compared to Detroit Lions 6-foot-5, 236-pound superstar Calvin Johnson — who’s widely regarded as the best receiver in the NFL. “He’s one of the best receivers I’ve ever seen,”...
Via Gridiron Grit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman: Megatron still ‘the best receiver in the game’

Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, when healthy, is faced with the daunting task of covering Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson twice per season. The two have had some epic battles over the years, and Tillman knows Johnson as well as anyone. Both players battled through injuries last year, with Tillman missing all but two games with a triceps injury. Johnson missed...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Calvin Johnson is Overrated

When the Detroit Lions are discussed, the first topic about them is none other than the supposed greatest receiver in football: Calvin Johnson, also known as "Megatron", because of his tremendous catches. Though Johnson has astonished many with great catches, he's also disappointed many with some disastrous ones, too. It's time to admit it, Lions fans: Calvin Johnson is overrated...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Stafford missed open Johnson on pass interference play

Detroit Lions fans feel that they have been completely robbed of their first playoff win in over 20 years, and rightfully so. The pass interference flag that was thrown in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Cowboys should have never been picked up. That said, the no-call wasn’t the only reason Detroit lost. As Golden...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Keys to beating the Vikings in Week 15

The Detroit Lions (9-4) and the Minnesota Vikings (6-7) meet for the second time this Sunday; it will be Detroit’s final home game of the regular season. With just three games remaining, the Lions are guaranteed a place at the playoff table if they win two more times (as long as the Cowboys and Eagles don’t tie this Sunday night). Bridgewater The Vikings and the Lions last...
Via isportsweb.com
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Calvin Johnson play in Sunday’s Detroit Lions game in London?

On October 5th, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson suffered a high ankle sprain against the Buffalo Bills and he hasn’t practiced since… until today. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press Johnson was not part of the open field part of practice, but he was a limited participant: “…Calvin Johnson did not take part in the open portion of Detroit Lions practice...
Via cover32 - Lions
October 22, 2014  |  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
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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