Nike has unveiled Calvin Johnson’s new CJ81 Elite TD cleats. Need NFL Tickets?
Before every football season one of the main highlights always involves the unveiling of new cleats Nike, has been carefully designing in the off-season. This year the company has decided to become fully inspired by the great play of arguably the best receiver in the league Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions. The new pair of grass burners not only feature a flashy design, but...
2012 was a year that the Detroit Lions will want to forget. A season full of underachievement, disappointment and close losses led to a 4-12 record just a year removed from the playoffs.
Fingers have been pointed at just about everyone not named Calvin Johnson, and deservedly so. Detroit lost games as a team last season, getting beat on offense, defense and special teams.
Former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu has spent his time at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianpolis trying to prove to NFL teams that he still holds value, despite having not played in an actual game since 2011. When he did play, Mathieu had the best ball skills of any defensive back in the nation. However, there have always been questions about how his size would translate to the...
TOUGHED IT OUT
Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson apparently established the NFL single season record for receiving yards while playing with at least two broken fingers.
Make room for Megatron, Jerry.
During Saturday's 31-18 loss to the Falcons, Lions receiver Calvin Johnson set the all-time single season receiving yards record, previously held by former Niners great Jerry Rice (1,848).
Johnson entered the night needing 182 yards to best the mark, which had stood since 1995.
In the fourth quarter, on Detroit's final possession, Johnson...
GET IT DONE
Calvin Johnson wants to see better play out of his teammates in their remaining two games after a six-game losing streak.
Calvin Johnson is pursuing Jerry Rice's single-season receiving yardage record, and Rice says he hopes he's able to retain it.
NFL legend Jerry Rice is the epitome of class. Where as some former NFL legends are a bit of crabby about watching their records potentially falling, Rice is excited for the Detroit Lion’s Calvin Johnson Jr. who is within striking distance of his single-season reception yards mark.
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Clearly, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is an NFL freak of nature and this one-handed grab is another reason why he might be the best wide receiver in the league. Watch as he makes this one-handed catch against Colts cornerback Cassius Vaughn: