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Lions to Release WR Bryant Johnson

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions will release wide receiver Bryant Johnson to open up salary cap room. Johnson was due to make $3.2 million in base salary this year, an exorbitant amount for a No. 4 receiver coming off an 18-catch season. Johnson never lived up to his three-year, […]

Is WR Johnson’s Roster Spot In Jeopardy After Draft?

WR Bryant Johnson, who had 18 catches all of last season, might be wondering about his job security after the team drafted Young. Said GM Martin Mayhew: “Young will have an opportunity to step in and be our third (receiver). We haven’t had great production from that spot the last couple of years and we […]

Lions Could Say So Long to WR Bryant Johnson

The Detroit Free Press reports that Lions GM Martin Mayhew was upset by the complete lack of production his team got from the No. 3 WR spot last year. Bryant Johnson, one of the Lions’ biggest free-agent signings two years ago, caught 18 passes and lost his job midway through the season. Derrick Williams, Johnson’s […]

Long Losing Streak Mercifully Ends, Lions Slip Past Redskins 19-14

It had to be a matter of time. After all, the Detroit Lions – as bad as they have been – had to win a game sometime. Fortunately for them, the Washington Redskins were only too happy to comply. After the final gun, it was without a doubt just like a huge burden was lifted […]

WR Johnson on the Active/Non-Football Injury list Due to a Golf Cart Accident

Ah yes, nothing like starting the year on the non-football injury list due to a….golf cart accident? Yes, that is why Bryant Johnson is not on the field for the Lions, as the team disclosed that a golf cart injury is why the receiver is sidelined. Johnson was covered Saturday with cuts and abrasions all […]

WR Northcutt Excited to be a Lion

Newly acquired WR Dennis Northcutt is excited to be playing up North again. After a stint with the Jaguars, Northcutt was moved to the Lions last week in a deal that will see him likely be the number three wide out for the Lions in the 2009 season. Some would think that coming to the […]