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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
7 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...
Via cover32 - Lions
11 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
12 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...
Via cover32 - Lions
12 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
13 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
16 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson named best in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s top pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s WR to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Lions
June 24, 2014  |  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...
Via cover32
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson’s girlfriend works for the Detroit Lions

Calvin Johnson found himself in the middle of some baby mama drama after his current girlfriend allegedly threatened the mother of his child, Shallyn Blanton. Blanton said Johnson violated their shared custody agreement by bringing his current girlfriend, Brittney McNorton, around their child (specifically to a meeting to pick up their child). Given that their […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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