The Lions locked up WR Calvin Johnson on Wednesday with a seven-year extension worth $113.5 million, according to league source.
Posts Tagged ‘Calvin Johnson’
Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLVI, Aaron Rodgers, Alec Baldwin, Alex Smith, Bill Belichick, Calvin Johnson, Clay Matthews, Jim Harbaugh, Joe Namath, Jon Hamm, Madonna, Peyton Manning, Phil Simms, Tim Tebow
The inaugural NFL Honors gala offered a generous dose of memorable moments. The Tim Tebow/Katy Perry encounter is in the books, but there were plenty of gems from Saturday night’s NFL/Hollywood mashup:
Posted: Thursday, January 5th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, A.J. Green, Andy Dalton, Blaine Gabbert, Calvin Johnson, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jermaine Gresham, Shahid Khan
As suspected, Calvin Johnson’s absence from practice Wednesday was nothing out of the ordinary. Fantasy owners should feel confident giving him a start.
Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger, Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, Devery Henderson, Jimmy Graham, Lance Moore, Marques Colston, Mike Wallace, New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers, robert meachem
Ben Roethlisberger says his ankle isn’t feeling great, but it shouldn’t necessarily scare Playoff Challenge players away from using his favorite WR targets.
Calvin Johnson has missed two consecutive days of practice and fantasy owners should start looking for backup plans in case Megatron is limited or completely held out.
Jim Schwartz suggests that he has no plans to rest his players this week, which means fantasy owners should feel confident starting any Lions on their roster.
Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Feedback, Brandon Marshall, C.J. Spiller, Calvin Johnson, DeAngelo Williams, DeSean Jackson, frank gore, Hakeem Nicks, Jackie Battle, Jake Locker, John Skelton, Kregg Lumpkin, Kyle Orton, Larry Fitzgerald, LeGarrette Blount, Malcom Floyd, Marshawn Lynch, Matt Hasselbeck, Matt Moore, Matthew Stafford, Peyton Hillis, Rashard Mendhenall, Ray Rice, Reggie Bush, Thomas Jones, Tim Tebow, Victor Cruz, Vincent Jackson, Willis McGahee
A running log of NFL Week 16 from a fantasy perspective.
Everyone knows the Lions will be without Ndamukong Suh against the Saints this weekend. That’s a huge blow to their defense. But the real story heading into Sunday’s contest will be the absence of wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who has been taken away by opposing defenses in the last three weeks.
Fantasy owners across the nation mourned Sunday, along with every Lions fan, because Calvin Johnson failed to score a touchdown or reach 100 yards receiving.
Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Three and out, Ben Roethlisberger, Calvin Johnson, Carson Palmer, frank gore, Jim Harbaugh, John Skelton, Kendall Hunter, Matt Cassel, Matt Schaub, Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford
It’s time to talk quarterback blues on a Tuesday. Let’s get it going.
Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Blog Log Blog, Alex Smith, Anquan Boldin, Brady Quinn, Calvin Johnson, Eddie Royal, frank gore, Greg Olsen, Jay Cutler, Joe Flacco, Kellen Winslow, Matt Forte, Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, Oakland Raiders, Ray Rice, Roddy White, Ryan Torain, San Diego Chargers, Todd Heap
With the first Thursday night game of the year around the corner, Jason Smith breaks down previous Thursday night games and finds one position has generally excelled above all others.
Posted: Monday, October 24th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Aaron Curry, Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, Jason Brown, Jay Ratliff, Joe Berger, Matt Cassel, Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Phillip Rivers, Playbook, San Diego Chargers, St. Louis Rams, Tennessee Titans
With six minutes to go in the fourth quarter, his Chargers down by three, Phillip Rivers released what must have looked to him like an easy completion to his go-to-receiver on a pivotal 3rd-and-6.
Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin told “NFL Total Access” Saturday that he believes Wes Welker of the Patriots is “bar none” the best receiver in the NFL.
Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Calvin Johnson, Carson Palmer, Chicago Bears, Gil Brandt, Jason LaCanfora, Michael Fabiano, Michael Lombardi, Mike McCarthy, Pat Kirwan, Pete Carroll, Tim Hightower, Tony Romo, Walter Payton, Washington Redskins
Few players in the history of football are as universally beloved as the late Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton. Enjoy the legendary skills and grace of the man called “Sweetness” in the premiere of “A Football Life: Walter Payton” Thursday at 10 p.m. ET on NFL Network.
Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Brandon Marshall, Calvin Johnson, Colt McCoy, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Matthew Stafford, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Playbook, Reggie Bush, San Francisco 49ers, Wes Welker
We enjoyed bantering with you all with our LeBron James conversation. Now, we’ll return the favor by answering a few of your mailbag questions.