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CALVIN JOHNSON RUMORS

Focus on Calvin Johnson doesn't mean success for Detroit Lions' other receivers

Every receiver is usually “excited” or very excited when he first joins the Lions for one big reason: He believes all the attention on Calvin Johnson will create countless chances for him to catch balls and make plays. Golden Tate recently told ESPN’s “First Take” that he has “a chance to catch a ton more balls” against second-tier cornerbacks. But if you look at the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson Legacy Is Just In The Beginning

For a man who is 6’5 240 who is a freak of nature, Calvin Johnson is already the best wide receiver in the NFL and is looking to be one of the greatest.  Calvin Johnson has been a receiving machine for the lion, since being in the NFL. He is a four time pro bowler who has over 9,300 receiving in six years while also having over 500 receptions and 66 touchdowns. Just two years...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Position preview: Have the Detroit Lions improved at wide receiver?

The Detroit Lions have featured the best wide receiver in the NFL in Calvin Johnson for many years now. The problem is they have featured little else to go along with him at the position. Far too often, quarterback Matthew Stafford has seemed to force the ball to Johnson, but in reality, there wasn’t much else to work with. Nate Burleson seemed to be on his way to an excellent...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Titus Young attacked his attorney

Yesterday we told you that former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young had been arrested again on battery charges—this time for causing serious bodily injury in Los Angeles, California. Details were scarce at the time, but we’ve now find out that the victim was actually Young’s own attorney. The attack reportedly took place at a “medical treatment center,” where Young...
Via Gridiron Grit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Pro Bowl candidates for the Detroit Lions in 2014

The 2014 NFL season is right around the corner. In just a couple of weeks training camp will get started. After another all-too-familiar mid-season implosion, the Lions will be hungry to finally earn a trip to the playoffs. To help prepare you, we compiled a list of the top five candidates to make the Pro Bowl for the Detroit Lions this year. 1. Calvin Johnson There is no debate...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Titus Young Arrested Again

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young has been arrested. No, seriously. Details of the incident are scarce at the moment, but Young has reportedly been charged with battery for causing serious bodily in Los Angeles, according to the Detroit Free Press. Young was arrested July 9, just one day before he was scheduled to make a pretrial...
Via Gridiron Grit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions’ WR Calvin Johnson ranked the best No. 81 in the NFL today

Certain players are simply synonymous with certain numbers. It’s hard to see No. 4 without thinking of Brett Favre. Seven will always be John Elway. A pair of twos right next to each other is Emmitt Smith. And the sight of 56 conjures up memories of Lawrence Taylor. Those are some of the all-time greats, players who have etched their names in the NFL’s history books. But there...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson: Detroit Lions need to win a Super Bowl

The Detroit Lions are not a team that are typically associated with Super Bowl predictions. Yet wide receiver Calvin Johnson feels that he and his teammates are ready to not only be a competitive playoff contender but be a team that can take it all…now. Johnson told the Detroit Free Press that the Lions are about to shock the world. “We need to win a Super Bowl,” Johnson said...
Via Players View
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions' Calvin Johnson voted No. 2 NFL player in poll

His numbers dropped significantly, but his stock among his peers still went up. Calvin Johnson, the superstar receiver for the Detroit Lions, was voted the No. 2 player in the NFL by players around the league in a poll conducted by the NFL Network. Johnson, who was No. 3 the last two years, finished behind only Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Megatron believes there'...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What if Calvin Johnson left the Detroit Lions?

oLebron James has opted out of his contract with the NBA’s Miami Heat. After all of his bold predictions, it kind of feels like the big three there came up short. After all the hype, the Heat did win championships but did not compare to their target, Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls. In the end Lebron is currently considered the best of his time in his sport and many see him as...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss
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