Tag Archives: Detroit Lions

  • DeAndre Levy Responds to Jim Irsay’s CTE Comments With Swift Instagram Jab

    DeAndre Levy Responds to Jim Irsay’s CTE Comments With Swift Instagram Jab

    Yesterday, we were treated to Jim Irsay‘s ridiculous comments regarding the issue (or, as he believes, non-issue) of brain injuries in football—you know, the one where he compares CTE to taking aspirin. Today, we’re treated to DeAndre Levy‘s rebuttal, which came via Instagram and was pretty great: Frequent trips to the pharmacy makes you a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Calvin Johnson Told the Lions He’s Retiring, Social Media Reacts (Tweets)

    Calvin Johnson Told the Lions He’s Retiring, Social Media Reacts (Tweets)

    When it was first rumored at the beginning of the month that Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was considering calling it quits at the tender age of 30, no one really paid much attention to it.  That’s probably because few actually believed that Megatron would leave the game, fresh off a season in which he recorded 88 catches for […]

  • Calvin Johnson, 30, Contemplating Retirement From The NFL

    Calvin Johnson, 30, Contemplating Retirement From The NFL

    Shocking news out of Detroit that WR Calvin Johnson has at least thought about the idea of retiring this year. The Detroit Lions already forced a guy named Barry Sanders to do so when he clearly had more years in him way back when. “Like many players at this stage of their career, I am […]

  • Detroit Lions Players Embrace Christmas Spirit on MNF (Pics)

    Detroit Lions Players Embrace Christmas Spirit on MNF (Pics)

    Christmas is only four days away, and the Detroit Lions players certainly appear to be embracing the spirit of the holiday season. For starters, there’s this Christmas suit that was being worn by defensive end Devin Taylor as he made his way to the Superdome for a Monday Night Football contest against the New Orleans […]

  • Theo Riddick Breaks Dannell Ellerbe’s Ankles With Nasty Juke (Video)

    Theo Riddick Breaks Dannell Ellerbe’s Ankles With Nasty Juke (Video)

    The Detroit Lions’ offense is currently embarrassing the New Orleans Saints’ defense on Monday Night Football, having scored a touchdown on four of their first six drives. And it’s not just the touchdowns that are making the Saints look bad.  Check out this 21-yard screen pass to running back Theo Riddick, which is highlighted by […]

  • Lions Fans Rip Matthew Stafford’s Wife For Selling MNF Tickets on StubHub

    Lions Fans Rip Matthew Stafford’s Wife For Selling MNF Tickets on StubHub

    Since being drafted out of Georgia with the first overall pick in 2009, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has taken his team to the playoffs twice, losing in the Wild Card round on both occasions.  Their 2015 playoff hopes have already been dashed, and to no one’s surprise, the fans in Detroit are becoming restless.  Not […]