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Barry Sanders Gives His Take on the Lions Feud with Calvin Johnson

Lions great Barry Sanders, who was once in a dispute with the team over bonus money, weighed in Wednesday on fellow Lions great Calvin Johnson, who currently is involved a dispute with the team over bonus money, Carlos Monarrez and Greg Levinsky of the Detroit Free Press report. “It’s tough,” Sanders said after playing in […]

Report: Former Lions WR Calvin Johnson Gave Back $1 Million from Signing Bonus

Calvin Johnson paid back the Lions a lot more than originally thought from his signing bonus and wrote the team a check for at least $1 million, Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the franchise’s greatest receiver made a payment to the Lions for […]

Lions Coach Jim Caldwell Says Organization Concerned About Comments From WR Calvin Johnson

When one of the great players in the history of your team comes out and says some not so nice things about the team that made him famous, you have to take note. That’s exactly what took place when former Lions wide out Calvin Johnson made some comments about the team he played for, stating […]

Lions Wide Out Calvin Johnson Officially Announces His Retirement

It’s official, as today Lions wide out Calvin Johnson announced his retirement from the NFL after nine seasons. Johnson filed his retirement papers with the NFL, one day in advance of the new league year. The Lions also announced, with respect to Johnson’s contract, that those “matters were settled to the satisfaction of the parties.” […]

Lions President: Calvin Johnson Hasn’t Decided on Retirement

Lions president Rod Wood said in an interview on WMGC-FM (105.1) today that wide receiver Calvin Johnson still has not decided whether he wants to return for a 10th NFL season, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. “Well, it’s still in Calvin’s camp,” Wood said during an hour long interview on the “Ryan […]

Calvin Johnson Hasn’t Decided If He Wants to Return for a 10th NFL Season

The agent for Calvin Johnson said today that the Lions receiver still has not decided whether to return for a 10th NFL season, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Johnson confided in several current and former teammates earlier this month that he was contemplating retirement because of the physical toll football has taken […]

NFL Week Eight Preview – Detroit at Kansas City in London

Two foes who don’t meet very often will go at it on foreign soil Sunday morning in London, as the 1-6 Lions will take on the 2-5 Chiefs in the final overseas game of the year in the NFL. Detroit has fond memories of playing in London, last season they trailed big against the Atlanta […]

Calvin Johnson Not Worried About 30th Birthday – “Feeling Good Right Now”

Lions’ star receiver Calvin Johnson doesn’t think he is old, overpaid or in decline, Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports. “I’m just playing my game,” he said. “Doing what I set out to do.” The assertion the eight-year veteran makes himself is that two months from his 30th birthday he still has big […]