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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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Detroit's passing game still a work in progress

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Calvin Johnson is back on the field, the season is more than half over and the Detroit Lions are still waiting for more production from their passing game. ''It's a lot of different variables that go into us not being as productive as we want to be,'' Johnson said. ''Of course we want to be more explosive out there and make more plays. It's coming. Right now...
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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: Brent Grimes makes great one-handed interception

Earlier this morning, Calvin Johnson climbed the ladder to snag a touchdown over the much shorter Brent Grimes. Brent Grimes just had his revenge, leaping in the air to take a touchdown away from Johnson. The pick also came just one play after the Lions intercepted Ryan Tannehill. [cjzero] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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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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Week 10 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Calvin Johnson, Vincent Jackson, Sammy Watkins, Doug Baldwin

Week 10 marks the return of Calvin Johnson to the Lions’ starting lineup, but the outlook isn’t as promising for some other key wide...
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Five bold predictions for the Miami Dolphins’ showdown with the Detroit Lions

On Sunday the Miami Dolphins will meet the Detroit Lions on the field in what should be a good old-fashioned defensive slugfest. Here are five bold predictions for the game: 1. Calvin Johnson will be held to 60 yards or less Megatron vs Optimus Grimes is going to be a great battle and although Grimes is giving up a huge size disadvantage – just as he did against the bears – I...
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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...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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