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2012 Week One Preview – Rams at Lions

The Rams have a new look with head coach Jeff Fisher, and he and his team will look to get off to a quick start Sunday when they head to Motown to take on the Lions and Matthew Stafford. Detroit was a playoff team last season, and Stafford was outstanding, throwing for tons of yards […]

Thinking Out Loud

Here we are just over two weeks away from the season opener. I just wanted to share some thoughts on what I have seen to this point. Some things like Stafford and Johnson being in tune are very obvious and don’t really need restating. There are however, a number of situations that bear observation. Let’s […]

Lions Top Ravens 27-12 In Second Preseason Outing

By AP Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson appeared in midseason form against a Baltimore Ravens defense still in preseason mode. Stafford threw two touchdown passes, and Johnson had five catches for 111 yards to help the Lions cruise to a 27-12 victory on Friday night. Stafford went 12 for 17 for 184 yards in four […]

Can Calvin Johnson Be Even Better in 2012?

It remains to be seen just how much better Calvin Johnson can get, but according to receiver Nate Burleson, Megatron is going to be even better in 2012 than he was in 2011. In the spirit of the coming Olympic Games, guess who’s stronger and faster? Before the Lions broke minicamp earlier this month, a […]

Calvin Johnson Hits a Homer Before Tigers-Pirates Game

Calvin Johnson has gone deep again — and this time he wasn’t looking over his shoulder for one of Matthew Stafford’s passes. The star wide receiver from the Lions took a few swings at Comerica Park on Friday night before the Tigers hosted the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Johnson even hit one ball over the fence […]

Check Out Calvin Johnson on the Cover of Madden 13

The Cover of the NEW Madden 13 video game is out – and as you can see Lions WR Calvin Johnson looks great on it! The wide out beat out Panthers QB Cam Newton for the right to be on the cover for the game, which will hit the stores in August.

Megatron Takes Home the Honor of Madden Cover Boy

Lions wide out Calvin Johnson has won the title of Madden cover boy for 2012. Johnson will grace the cover it was announced today in Times Square. The wide out won a 52 percent-to-48 percent vote over Panthers QB Cam Newton for the honor when ‘Madden 13′ is released August 28th. More than 19.5 million […]

Johnson Hopes The Lions Run Game Improves in 2012

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson caught a career-high 96 passes for an NFL-high 1,681 yards and a personal best 16 touchdowns in 2011, earning a second straight trip to the Pro Bowl and a seven-year, $113.45 million contract extension in March. So what would Johnson like to see in 2012? An improved running game, Rob […]