Posts Tagged ‘Calvin Johnson’
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.
Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Wes Welker, Andre Johnson, Calvin Johnson, Michael Irvin, New England Patriots, NFL Total Access
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.
Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Monday Nightmare, Calvin Johnson, Eli Manning, Matt Schaub
One of the bummers about playing in five leagues (three mandated by my employment) is that seemingly every touchdown scored on your typical Sunday and Monday either crushes you, or helps you. I feel like I have every player on every team on at least one of my squads.
Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Adrian Peterson, Calvin Johnson, LeBron James, Peyton Manning, Playbook, Tom Brady
Since NBA commissioner David Stern just announced the first two weeks of the basketball season are no more, we had an interesting corollary for all you roundball-lovers.
Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Eye in the Sky, Calvin Johnson, Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Darren McFadden, Denarius Moore, Detroit Lions, Greg Olsen, Jason Campbell, Jeremy Shockey, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Playbook, Rex Grossman, San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams, Vernon Davis
Up to this point, we have avoided targeting the real stars of today’s NFL — the pass catchers. So, to all the gun-slinging divas and sticky-gloved jockeys out there, this is your week.
Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Calvin Johnson, Miles Austin, Vernon Davis
Thanks to his hot start here in 2011, Lions WR Calvin Johnson has vaulted to the top of the list among players with the most receiving TDs since 2009. Too bad the player he passed last week — Miles Austin – is still injured and won’t be able to go head-to-head with Megatron when the Lions and Cowboys face off this Sunday.
Posted: Sunday, September 18th, 2011 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Jason La Canfora, Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Calvin Johnson will play for the Lions on Sunday against the Chiefs, according to source with knowledge of the situation.
Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Week 2 injuries 2011, Alphonso Smith, Andy Dalton, Anthony Gonzalez, Ben Grubbs, Calvin Johnson, Chris Carr, Chris Hope, Dan Koppen, Danny Amendola, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Dashon Goldson, David Harris, Dez Bryant, E.J. Henderson, Eric Smith, Gary Brackett, Hakeem Nicks, Jacoby Ford, Jason Peters, Jason Smith, Jeff Otah, Jerricho Cotchery, Jimmy Smith, Justin Tuck, Kevin Boss, Kevin Walter, Lance Moore, Lee Evans, Louis Murphy, Luis Castillo, marion barber, Matt Light, Michael Crabtree, Michael Hoomanawanui, Michael Huff, Nate Solder, Nick Fairley, Orlando Scandrick, Richard Seymour, Robert Gallery, Robert Mathis, Sam Bradford, Santonio Holmes, Sebastian Vollmer, Sidney Rice, Steven Jackson, Stevie Johnson, Terence Newman, Tramon Williams, William Hayes
Star receiver Calvin Johnson’s status is in doubt for the Lions’ home opener against the Chiefs.
Posted: Thursday, September 15th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Andre Johnson, Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford
Andre Johnson is a stud wide receiver, but the Texans’ humble All-Pro doesn’t believes he’s the best in the game today.
Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Roddy White, A few minutes with, Andre Johnson, Atlanta Falcons, Calvin Johnson, Chris Cooley, Darrelle Revis, Hines Ward, Larry Fitzgerald, Nnamdi Asomugha, Tom Brady
Our latest offseason visitor to NFL Network was Roddy White, who took a few minutes to discuss the NFL’s best receivers, Tom Brady, and what the Falcons need to do to improve.
Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Andre Johnson, Brandon Lloyd, Calvin Johnson, Denver Broncos, Greg Jennings, Hakeem Nicks, Jake Locker, Kenny Britt, Kyle Orton, Larry Fitzgerald, Reggie Wayne, Roddy White, Steve Johnson, Tennessee Titans
The fantasy value of Titans WR Kenny Britt could skyrocket soon … if the team adds a veteran quarterback this summer.