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LYNN SWANN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steelers legend Lynn Swann says Megatron might not be Hall of Famer

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lynn Swann isn’t so sure Calvin Johnson is a Hall of Famer The 63-year-old, who played with the Steelers from 1974-82, told the Detroit News he isn’t entirely sure Johnson made his team all that better, despite individual talent and ability. “I would think that it would be difficult for Calvin Johnson at this point to be considered...
Via The Comeback
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Does Calvin Johnson Deserve to be in the Hall of Fame?

Detroit Lions’ wide receiver Calvin Johnson is set to officially announce his retirement this week, according to a report from Terry Foster of CBS Detroit. Johnson has been considering retirement since the Lions’ season ended last month. The man called “Megatron” achieved tremendous success in the NFL, reaching six Pro Bowls and being named to three All-Pro teams. He recorded...
Via The Sports Journal
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lynn Swann: Calvin Johnson not a Hall of Famer

If Calvin Johnson decides to retire this offseason, he will have retired at age 30 like Lynn Swann. The Hall of Fame receiver, however, says that the similarities should end there. According to Swann, Johnson’s accomplishments wouldn’t be enough to get him into the Hall of Fame. “I would think that it would be difficult for Calvin Johnson at this point to be considered...
Via The Sports Daily
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lynn Swann isn't sold on Calvin Johnson as a Hall of Famer

If Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson decides to retire this offseason, he will be remembered by the Millennial Generation as arguably the best wide receiver they grew up with.According to former Pittsburgh Steelers and Hall of Fame wide receiver Lynn Swann, Johnson's individual accomplishments alone may not be enough to get him into the Hall of Fame.Via The Detroit News...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lynn Swann isn’t sure if Calvin Johnson would make it in the Hall of Fame

As many of you may know, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is thinking about retiring from the NFL. While there are reports that Johnson will indeed retire, the star wideout hasn’t said anything publicly yet. If he does call it a career, many expect that the numbers he put up during his career would make him Hall of Fame worthy. But according to one a current Hall of Famer...
Via No Guts, No Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Swann Comments About Megatron Remind Us That You Just Can’t Compare Eras

Twitter, like other social media platforms, often reminds me of the opening to the book A Tale of Two Cities. “It was the best of times and it was the worst of times.” What I mean is that sometimes social media can be a really cool place to chat with people you’ve never met in person about great topics such as our Pittsburgh Steelers. But it can also be a place of misunderstanding...
Via Steel City Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Even if he never plays again, Calvin Johnson is a Hall of Famer

All signs suggest Calvin Johnson is retiring at the age of 30. Will it stick? It did when Barry Sanders did the same thing in the same city at the same age 20 years ago, but we’ve seen waffling from other “retired” superstars in the NFC North. But even if Johnson does walk away for good, he’ll likely still find his way into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Working against...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

SB 10: Steelers win 2nd straight in classic over Cowboys

Jan. 18, 1976 At Miami-80,187 Dallas 7..3..0..7-17 Pittsburgh 7..0..0.14-21 The Steelers won the Super Bowl for the second consecutive year on Terry Bradshaw's 64-yard touchdown pass to Lynn Swann and an aggressive defense that snuffed out a late rally by the Cowboys. Leading 15-10 in the fourth quarter, Bradshaw withstood a ferocious Cowboys rush to unleash his scoring...
Via Associated Press
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Richt being recruited to run for Georgia governor

Twitter/Richt So what will former Georgia football head coach Mark Richt’s next job be? New head coach at Miami? Virginia? South Carolina maybe? How about governor of the Peach State? According to a report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, some Georgia Republicans are already trying to entice Richt to run for the party’s nomination in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial...
Via College Spun
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Remembering Back To When Lynn Swann Was Five Seconds Away From The Cowboys Drafting Him

You've probably already heard the story about how former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lynn Swann was five seconds away from being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 1974 NFL Draft. If not, the NFL Network did an excellent job of telling that story during the Wednesday night episode of 'Caught […] Remembering Back To When Lynn Swann Was Five Seconds Away...
Via Steelers Depot
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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