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  • REPORT: Eagles & Jaguars Are Both Interested In Trading For Calvin Johnson

    REPORT: Eagles & Jaguars Are Both Interested In Trading For Calvin Johnson

    Buckle up, folks. Things are getting rather interesting around the league. One day after reports surfaced that the Philadelphia Eagles were interested in trading for the rights of retired wide receiver Calvin Johnson, another team has surfaced that is equally interested in his services. The Jacksonville Jaguars are reportedly the second team that would love […]

  • REPORT: At Least 2 Teams Interested In Calvin Johnson

    REPORT: At Least 2 Teams Interested In Calvin Johnson

    Calvin Johnson has been out of the league for well over a year now, but that doesn’t mean every team has completely forgotten about him. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, at least two teams have approached the Detroit Lions with regards to acquiring the services of Calvin Johnson.  The Lions, who still own his rights, […]

  • Calvin Johnson: ‘Retirement Would’ve Been Hard If Lions Were Contenders’

    Calvin Johnson: ‘Retirement Would’ve Been Hard If Lions Were Contenders’

    Retired Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is beginning to open up about why he suddenly decided to retire this offseason at age 30. His reasons on retiring sound a lot like what former Lions running back Barry Sanders said when he suddenly retired. In an interview with ESPN’s Michael Smith, Calvin Johnson had this to say: “If we would’ve […]

  • Former Lions WR Calvin Johnson: “I’m Not Coming Back” (Video)

    Former Lions WR Calvin Johnson: “I’m Not Coming Back” (Video)

    Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson abruptly retired after just nine seasons in the NFL, much like former running back Barry Sanders did way back in 1999, both at the top of their game. Several years after Sanders retired, he finally admitted the Lions organization’s culture of losing was too much to deal with. During […]

  • Pizza Hut Sent Calvin Johnson a Retirement Pizza (Pic)

    Pizza Hut Sent Calvin Johnson a Retirement Pizza (Pic)

    Despite being one of the best wide receivers of our time, Calvin Johnson has never been a very flashy guy. While his many touchdowns were featured on many highlight reels, his touchdown celebrations rarely received the same attention due to their tame nature. And when he decided to retire from the NFL last week, after nine […]

  • Calvin Johnson Releases Statement on His Retirement Decision

    Calvin Johnson Releases Statement on His Retirement Decision

    Did Calvin Johnson‘s retirement announcement leave you wondering why a 30-year-old Pro Bowl wide receiver, coming off a season in which he recorded 1,214 receiving yards and 9 touchdowns, would suddenly decide to call it quits?  Were you left questioning why one of the greatest receivers of his generation would opt to not even call a press […]

  • Internet Reacts to News of Calvin Johnson’s Retirement (Tweets)

    Internet Reacts to News of Calvin Johnson’s Retirement (Tweets)

    Even after word got out that Calvin Johnson was contemplating retirement back in January, few believed the Detroit Lions wide receiver would actually go through with it.  After all, he is only 30-years-old, he played in all 16 games last season, and he’s just four years removed from his record-breaking 2012 campaign, during which he […]

  • Calvin Johnson Announces His Retirement

    Calvin Johnson Announces His Retirement

    Peyton Manning‘s retirement was kind of expected.  Calvin Johnson‘s, on the other hand, was not. Just moments ago, it was announced that the Detroit Lions wide receiver has decided to call it a career after just nine NFL seasons. What it was exactly that caused Megatron to hang up the cleats so early in his […]