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Calvin Johnson Makes Awesome Diving Catch vs. Patriots

The Detroit Lions offense has been absolutely awful the past two games, and this catch by Calvin Johnson is one of the few bright spots the past two weeks. The Lions need a lot more of this out of Calvin Johnson if they want to make the playoffs. He hasn’t seemed quite right since he […] The post Calvin Johnson Makes Awesome Diving Catch vs. Patriots appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Calvin Johnson Makes Awesome Diving Grab Against Patriots

Calvin Johnson and the Lions are having a frustrating day in New England, struggling to get the best of the Patriots’ lockdown secondary. Megatron did, however, make this great diving grab late in the third quarter to extend a drive that netted Detroit a field goal. Not much the Pats could have done about that that Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Patriots Can Try To Slow Calvin Johnson By Changing Looks, Studying Cardinals

The New England Patriots’ secondary faces one of its toughest tasks to date on Sunday. The Patriots will welcome the Detroit Lions to Gillette Stadium, and that means they’ll be looking for a way to shut down wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Regarded as one of the NFL’s best wideouts, Johnson can be a headache for defenses. However, it’s not impossible to slow Johnson and the...
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How to Control Calvin Johnson & the Detroit Lions

The real value of having a player like Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is what he does to lighten coverage for everyone else.  He's singularly uncoverable for just about every cornerback in the NFL...except maybe for the cornerback he faces today in Darrelle Revis.  Could Revis cover Megateon all day 1-on-1?  Probably.  Is it worth the risk to give up that singular, game-changing...
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Lions Injury Report: Reggie Bush, Joique Bell, Calvin Johnson

Coming off a loss against the league-best Arizona Cardinals, the Detroit Lions are looking to regain some momentum against the New England Patriots. To do it, they'll need some star players to be healthy and produce. Fortunately, they only have one confirmed out for the game. #459392164 / The confirmed outs, according to the team website, are defensive tackle...
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Darrelle Revis gives Lions wide out Calvin Johnson huge praise

Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions has been the best wide receiver in the game for the past several years. The long, fast wide out is able to make plays and give the Lions a great chance to win every game.  Darrelle Revis is the best cover cornerback in the game, and the two will […] The post Darrelle Revis gives Lions wide out Calvin Johnson huge praise appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Darrelle Revis on Calvin Johnson: 'A man among boys'

Week 12 has the New England Patriots hosting the Detroit Lions where the Pats’ top cornerback Darrelle Revis will be on Calvin Johnson coverage duty. Here are a few extremely complementary remarks Revis have to share about Megatron’s upcoming visit to his island (via Boston Herald). He’s a man amongst boys out there. You see it all the time. The dude’s 6-foot-6, 230 pounds...
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Lions Injury Updates: Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush

The Detroit Lions only scored six points last Sunday in their loss against the Arizona Cardinals, and with a matchup against the New England Patriots this Sunday, their offense will need to improve in order to have any shot of winning. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson and running back Reggie Bush have both been banged up as of late, and their services will be needed in order to keep...
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Is Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions still an elite wide receiver in the NFL?

Yesterday I ranked my top eight running backs in the NFL. Today I’m following it up with a ranking of the top wide receivers. To determine the list I used several factors, including the player’s total receiving yards, touchdowns and their Pro Football Focus rating for the 2014 season. (There were also a couple of guys whose reputation alone was enough to earn them a spot.) Since...
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WATCH: Megatron catches 49-yard TD in return from injury

Calvin Johnson has missed the last three games because of an ankle injury. He’s back today for the Detroit Lions. Sure enough, Matt Stafford didn’t waste any time getting reacquainted with his favorite target. With the 6-foot-5 Johnson matched up against the 5-foot-10 Brent Grimes, Stafford threw one up for Johnson, who came down with Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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