Lions looking to trade up for Sammy Watkins?

The Detroit Lions have made it very clear that they would like to bring in another dynamic wide receiver across from Calvin Johnson, There have been many reports this offseason that they would love to have Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins, and that very well could happen with recent reports that have come out. According to those reports, the Lions are looking and more than willing...
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Power Rankings: Where’s Calvin Johnson among faces of the franchise in the NFL?

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. Some...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dri Archer tied a record at the NFL Combine that is held by Megatron

The little scat back from the Golden Flashes Dri Archer tied a record today that is only held by one other player.  That record is the least amount of steps a player takes in his forty yard dash. @Gil_Brandt : Dri Archer ran is 4.26 40 yesterday in 18 steps. That ties Calvin Johnson‘s combine mark for fewest steps. […]The post Dri Archer tied a record at the NFL Combine...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Wide receiver talent runs deep through the draft

Detroit Lions: Wide receiver talent runs deep through the draftOver the past few seasons the Detroit Lions have been unable to find a consistent receiver behind Calvin Johnson, causing the offense to sputter when Megatron is injured or taken out of the game by the use of double and triple coverage. The Lions have previously tried to address that need in free agency (Nate Burleson...
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Heading into the NFL Combine

Players, coaches, and team officials have arrived in Indianapolis for the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. Workouts will take place from Saturday until Tuesday and players will meet with teams for interviews and medical exams before and after their scheduled workouts. Here is this weekend’s full schedule, courtesy of Heading into the draft (and excluding potential free-agent...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions top ten offseason needs in 2014

The Super Bowl is over which means the countdown until draft day begins with free agency soon to follow.  No better time than the present to take a look at the Detroit Lions’ greatest needs this offseason. There are a couple gaping holes on this roster, but there are far fewer needs this offseason compared to last year’s.  The offensive line, backfield, and strong safety positions...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson's finger so mangled it was 'perpendicular' to his body

Tweet Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson played the entire 2013 season with a couple of ailing injuries that required him to have off-season surgeries right after the season ended. Those surgeries included a procedure to repair his knee that limited him all season, and a broken finger that was so twisted that it caused him to drop more passes than...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Bill Lazor will not join the Detroit Lions

Bill Lazor speaking with Matt Hasselbeck (Photo credit: Steve Dykes/USA Today) Contrary to previous reports by ESPN’s Ed Werner, Bill Lazor has agreed to become the offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins. This news was first reported this morning by ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. So what does this mean for the Detroit Lions? Yet another coach looked destined to become a member...
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson gets his own 'Megatron' action figure

According to,  Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson now has his owner Transformers “Megatron” action figure thanks to Nike and Hasbro. Nike, which sponsors Johnson’s shoes, and Hasbro, which created the Transformers, collaborated for the Nike CJ81 Megatron Trainer Max, a purple-and-red shoe that has a matching Megatron Decepticon action figure. Johnson is in...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Rice: Calvin Johnson has 'work to do' to be the best WR

There are very few people that would make an argument for anyone but Jerry Rice as the greatest wide receiver in NFL history. Rice performed at a high level for more than 20 seasons, which is unheard of in football. He holds NFL records for career receptions (1,549), receiving yards (22,895) and receiving touchdowns (197). […]
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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