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WATCH: Calvin Johnson takes out cameraman on TD catch

Detroit Lions fans are definitely thankful for wide receiver Calvin Johnson. The veteran affectionately known as Megatron has been making even bad games entertaining to watch for sometime. When the Lions happen to be winning--even better.One person that is probably not thankful for him though is the cameraman that he took out on this play. @_MarcusD_/Twitter Read more »
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Calvin Johnson sets new NFL receiving record in Thanksgiving win for Lions

What a monster game for Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions! Megatron was targeted 16 times by Matt Stafford and came away with 146 receiving yards and two touchdowns, including this beauty: Along the way, he became the youngest player in NFL history to pass 10,000 career receiving yards: With 146 yards today, Calvin Johnson is fastest in NFL history to 10,000 yards receiving,...
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Calvin Johnson reached 10k career receiving yards

Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday. Calvin Johnson already holds the Detroit Lions’ franchise record for career receiving yards. Now, he’s the fastest in NFL history to […] The post Calvin Johnson reached...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Calvin Johnson Breaking Records as he Knocks out Cameraman

Watch: Calvin Johnson Breaking Records as he Knocks out Cameraman What a record-breaking day for Detroit Lions’ wide receiver Calvin Johnson? This is the first time he’s scored two touchdowns in a Thanksgiving day game, and Johnson is also the fastest wide receiver to surpass the 10,000-plus yard receiving mark, … The post Watch: Calvin Johnson Breaking Records as he Knocks...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Report: Reggie Bush, Calvin Johnson, Nick Fairley

In the first of three Thanksgiving Day games, the Detroit Lions play host to the NFC North rival Chicago Bears. Although the Lions are having a solid season at 7-4, their offense has been riddled with injuries. For the better part of the season both RB Reggie Bush and WR Calvin Johnson have been banged up and each have missed significant time. This week is no difference as they,...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: What to be thankful for this Thanksgiving?

The sky is not falling, I can promise you that. Although the Detroit Lions may have lost the past two games without scoring a single touchdown, we must remember that things could be worse. Hey, remember when the Lions were 0-16? Remember when no one was talking about them until they broke the record of the first team to go without a win in a season? My point is, the Lions are still...
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Calvin Johnson Makes Awesome Diving Grab Against Patriots

Calvin Johnson and the Lions are having a frustrating day in New England, struggling to get the best of the Patriots’ lockdown secondary. Megatron did, however, make this great diving grab late in the third quarter to extend a drive that netted Detroit a field goal. Not much the Pats could have done about that that Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

How to Control Calvin Johnson & the Detroit Lions

The real value of having a player like Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is what he does to lighten coverage for everyone else.  He's singularly uncoverable for just about every cornerback in the NFL...except maybe for the cornerback he faces today in Darrelle Revis.  Could Revis cover Megateon all day 1-on-1?  Probably.  Is it worth the risk to give up that singular, game-changing...
Via Football By Football
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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