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  1. Simone Biles reportedly set to compete on a Dancing with the StarsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... reality show. Two other sports figures, race car driver James Hinchcliffe and former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, rounded out that "DWTS" podium, finishing second and third, respectively. Along with Hernandez, they continued the show's ...

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  2. Eight Lions Big-Play Makers of the 2016 SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | SidelionReport

    ... to pull in the catch, even slammed into Golden Tate and still held onto the ball. He fills a hole left by Calvin Johnson's retirement. Speaking of Golden Tate, here's a dependable player that Matthew Stafford can count on week in and week out. He ...

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  3. Players reveal how teams can win over free agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | NFL

    ... prior to that meeting because the Lions had one of the NFL's best receivers -- if not the best receiver -- in Calvin Johnson. But Linehan continued to sell Detroit. "[Linehan] said, 'In order for us to win, we need a guy like you.' It was a lot ...

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  4. Ranking The Last 10 First-Overall NFL Draft PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | SidelionReport

    ... Russell is considered maybe the biggest "draft bust" to ever play. Lions fans remember well, seeing as how Calvin Johnson fell into their laps as a result of the Raiders' blunder. He represents the NFL's obsessive nature with the quarterback ...

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  5. Pay the man? A Bears' financing dilemma with Alshon JefferyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Windy City Gridiron

    When asked in 2014 which receivers in the NFL he would rank ahead of himself in a pecking order, former Bears wideout, Brandon Marshall , mentioned two names : The Lions ' future Hall of Famer and since retired, Calvin Johnson as well as Alshon Jeffery . As crazy as that sounds now to lump in Jeffery among the game's best, Marshall preceded naming Jeffery among Johnson's and his own company earlier that season with even higher praise .

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  6. Calvin Johnson once ruptured Charles Tillman's tricepRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Sports Media 101

    ... it's about the Lions, it's on Lions 101. HOUSTON - Former Bears cornerback Charles Tillman locked horns with Calvin Johnson 12 times in his career, and few defended the Detroit Lions great any better. The key, Tillman says, was not shying from ...

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  7. Calvin Johnson once ruptured Charles Tillman's tricepRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | MLive.com

    Former Bears cornerback Charles Tillman locked horns with Calvin Johnson 12 times in his career, and few defended the Detroit Lions great any better. The key, Tillman says, was not shying from Johnson's physicality, and to jam him hard.

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  8. The screen pass helped define Golden Tate's role with the Detroit LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Sports Media 101

    ... in the running game. He was the general assignment player for a Lions offense playing without star receiver Calvin Johnson for the first time in a decade. Tate had a season that started low and ascended upward as he dipped his hand in all kinds of ...

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  9. Cris Carter: Marvin Jones wasn't good enough for LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | MLive.com

    ... excellent No. 2 receiver behind A.J. Green in Cincinnati, and the Lions were desperate to replace the retired Calvin Johnson. So Quinn offered him a five-year, $40 million to pry him away from the Bengals. And it looked like the move would be a ...

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  10. Sam Shields' Packers departure raises concussion questions for Lions, NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | MLive.com

    Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields had many good battles with the Lions, including star receiver Calvin Johnson, but learned Wednesday that his seven-year run in Green Bay is coming to an end due to concussions. Concussions took another NFL player and pulled him out of his norm this week.

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  11. Is Matthew Stafford a better quarterback without Calvin Johnson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Sports Media 101

    Lions 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Detroit Lions as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Lions 101.

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  12. Kurt Warner: Stafford became a more complete QBRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Detroit Lions

    "I think we saw a lot of growth from him this year," Warner said of Stafford. "You lose Calvin Johnson and everyone goes, 'okay, this can't be good for anyone, especially the quarterback.'

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  13. Michael Irvin sees Golden Tate as a No. 1 receiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Detroit Lions

    ... be noted that his first two 90-catch performances in Detroit in 2014 and 2015 came when playing alongside Calvin Johnson. Tate can line up anywhere on the field, including the backfield, because of his build, quickness and toughness. And offensive ...

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  14. 5 Mid-Late Round Wide Receiver Options For LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | SidelionReport

    The Detroit Lions, despite losing Calvin Johnson - one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history - during the 2016 offseason, elected to address the hole solely in free agency. Many assumed that Johnson's loss would set the Lions back a few seasons, however, Bob Quinn didn't blink in handling the situation and effectively duplicated Johnson's production without the draft.

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  15. Deion Sanders throws shade at Detroit LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | MLive.com

    ... -- I needed that game, and I said to myself, 'Now, why did I do that? Why did I do that?' "I bought into Calvin Johnson not being up there anymore, and Matthew Stafford's spreading the ball around. Knowing that when we depend that much on Matthew ...

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  16. Nate Burleson to Calvin Johnson -- Quit Dancing ... Come Back to the NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | TMZ.com

    Enough with the sequins and the cha-cha ... Calvin Johnson needs to get his ass out of the ballroom and back into the NFL ... so says his ex-teammate, Nate Burleson . The ex-WR -- who's now hosting "Good Morning Football" on the NFL Network -- was out in Houston Wednesday night when he stopped our guy and sent a personal message to the Detroit Lions legend.

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  17. Lions WR Golden Tate is sick to his stomach, and it ain't the BBQRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | MLive.com

    ... overtime winner against Minnesota. He surpassed 90 catches for the third time in as many seasons, something Calvin Johnson never did in his career. "It hurt to lose that many games straight," said Tate, who is here repping Body Armor . "However, ...

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  18. Rowe goes from injured to covering Julio JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Yahoo Sports

    ... last season against the Detroit Lions, Rowe didn't start but played most of the snaps and was asked to cover Calvin Johnson. It didn't go very well - Johnson caught three TDs on a nationally televised Thanksgiving game. "I was super nervous for the ...

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  19. Are Zenner, Abdullah and Riddick Enough For Lions Run Game?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | SidelionReport

    ... both taking pressure off of Matthew Stafford and bringing up coverage to open things up downfield for Calvin Johnson. While it was true that Bush helped create a more balanced, less predictable offense, the results were the same and the Lions ...

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  20. NFL great Calvin Johnson makes way to Upstate to announce 2017 Limestone football signing classRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Former NFL standout Calvin Johnson will make an appearance in Gaffney, SC to help his former Detroit Lions teammate and current Limestone College Head Football Coach Mike Furrey announce his first signing class. The 2017 signing class announcement will be made during the Limestone Football National Signing Day Show.

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