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Watch: Three sweet videos of Calvin Johnson

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has taken the league by storm as the most dangerous player at his position over the last five seasons. Megatron’s overall size, speed and athleticism have made him a player that few cornerbacks can match up against, and Johnson is making a case for himself as the best wide receiver ever. Let’s take a look at three videos that’ll amp...
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Megatron wears a scary-looking mask while working out (PHOTO)

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson posted some eerie photographs to Twitter on Tuesday morning. Is that a gas mask? And a bullet-proof vest? Is Megatron on his way to a bank robbery? Nope, Johnson is just working out. Before speculation could get completely out of hand, the receiver posted a follow-up tweet explaining the spooky gear he's sporting. That's relieving. Johnson...
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Concept logo created for Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (PHOTO)

Marketing yourself as a professional athlete begins with building your brand, and what better way to do that than to have your own personal logo?Now, thanks to Weis Karzai and Brandon Hubschman of NFL Memes, 22 of the NFL's biggest stars now have a snappy logo to go with their household names.Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was one of the players selected for the project...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The case for Calvin Johnson in redraft leagues

It’s a fairly common phenomenon around draft tables every year – everyone wants to land the big and exciting name, and sometimes that means owners over pay for them. In particular, after a strong performance from a number of young names at receiver last year and a down year of his own, Calvin Johnson no longer qualifies as an exciting draft day catch. While the reasons for...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate Says He’s Not ‘Second to Anyone’ Including Calvin Johnson

Golden Tate of the Detroit Lions has always played with a huge chip on his shoulders, and the receiver has never lacked confidence. Never afraid to utter brash statements, Tate may have outdone himself this time. As we know, Tate has a certain teammate who is widely considered the best player in the league at his position. Yet a recent interview revealed Tate doesn’t consider...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Three best Calvin Johnson memes on the internet

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has been on a tear since joining the NFL. Once 2011 came around, the league was introduced to the top wide receiver in the NFL. Though he may no longer hold that title as injuries and age slowly catch up to him, he’s still been a beast that very few players in the NFL have been able to slow down. Here are the three best Megatron memes...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

3 players who deserved higher than Calvin Johnson on NFL’s Top 100

Detroit Lions’ wide receiver Calvin Johnson was ranked as the sixth best player in the NFL’s Top 100 Players of 2015, as voted by the players themselves. However, as expected, there were some major debates over certain placements. It definitely seemed a bit shocking to have Megatron ranked that high, considering 2014 was considered a down year for him. Megatron only had 71 catches...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

3 best reactions to Calvin Johnson’s placement on NFL’s Top 100

NFL Network finished up their rankings for the Top 100 players of 2015, where Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johson placed sixth among his peers. Johnson just finished off his fifth-straight 1,000-yard season that saw him catch eight touchdowns. Twitter reacted strongly to his placement. Let’s have a look at some of the best reactions: You may also be interested in: 3 best...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Megatron sends Jordan Spieth autographed football, jersey

After Jordan Spieth recently sent some flattering praise his way, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson responded by sending some autographed gear to the U.S. Open champ. When asked last week ahead of the U.S. Open and during LeBron James’ remarkable efforts to single-handedly lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to victory in the NBA Finals, Spieth...Read More The post Calvin Johnson...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson engaged to girlfriend Brittney McNorton

Congratulations are in order for Calvin Johnson, who got engaged this week to girlfriend Brittney McNorton. Johnson was in Baltimore to attend the Ed Block Courage Awards and decided to propose to McNorton. McNorton, who is a Detroit Lions employee, told The Baltimore Sun that Calvin proposed to her while they were walking along Baltimore’s...Read More
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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