As the Detroit Lions seem likely face a future without wide receiver Calvin Johnson, former running back Barry Sanders is speaking out about the potential ramifications for the franchise. According to Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News, Sanders said losing Johnson would be a grueling situation for the Lions: “It would certainly be difficult. Show More Summary
In what might’ve been the most sure-fire bet at Saturday’s NFL Honors, Aaron Rodgers’ game-winning Hail Mary touchdown pass that propelled the Green Bay Packers past the Detroit Lions in Week 13 was named the NFL Play of the Year onShow More Summary
Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young has been arrested again. According to TMZ Sports, Young was arrested after allegedly causing “serious bodily injury” to another man during a fight on January 30. The report states that Young has been charged with felony battery with serious bodily injury. With Young already serving five years probation after…
Here's how Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron got down in San Fran last night. It's dope. Check out the clip.
Former Boise State and Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young was reportedly arrested in Los Angeles for assault with a deadly weapon after " allegedly beating up a guy in a street fight," according to TMZ Sports. Young was reportedly...Show More Summary
As the college football world anxiously followed high schoolers' commitments Wednesday, Detroit Lions players spent national signing day poking fun at each other for their respective high school photos. It was entertaining to watch, to say the least. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: After Fox announced it will reduce $250 million through generous retirement incentive packages for film/TV employees, and 30-year-old Detroit Lions superstar Calvin “Megatron” Johnson claimed he’d hang up his jockstrap, early retirement is clearly in the air. Show More Summary
Former Miami Hurricanes head coach Al Golden is moving on to the next phase of his career, agreeing to terms with the Detroit Lions as the team's tight ends coach. Lions senior writer Tim Twentyman reported the news of Golden's new gig...Show More Summary
On Sunday, it was reported that Calvin Johnson had told family members, friends, and the Detroit Lions that he intends to call it a career at just 30 years of age. Could one of the greatest wide receivers in the game really be retiring with so many productive years still ahead of him? It isn’t […]
Like Barry Sanders before him, Calvin Johnson is walking away from the NFL and Detroit Lions well before anyone expected him to.
Detroit Lions fans have seen this movie before and its none too pleasing to them. About two decades ago, Barry Sanders retired at the top of his game at the tender age of 31 and Calvin Johnson has reportedly informed the team that he plans to retire at 30. As the years past, we’re seeing […] The post Calvin Johnson Informs Lions He Plans to Retire appeared first on Balltribe.
Rumours started swirling on Sunday evening that 30-year-old Calvin Johnson had told the Detroit Lions that he was planning on retiring at (...)
Unless he changes his mind, we have a major retirement on our hands. It was reported today that multiple sources have told ESPN that Calvin Johnson had informed the Detroit Lions and a close circle of family and friends that he will be retiring from the National Football League. Show More Summary
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 call it quits while he’s fresh off a season in which he recorded […]
The Detroit Lions are still giving Calvin Johnson time to ponder his future.
Shortly after the NFL’s regular season ended, many around the league were surprised when Calvin Johnson announced that he was contemplating retirement. The Detroit Lions wide receiver has yet to formally end his stellar career, but on Sunday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Johnson had confided in a select few about his desire to walk away even before the […]
What is it about the Detroit Lions and generational players retiring in the middle of their prime? It appears that Calvin Johnson could join Barry Sanders as Lions greats who walked away from football in their very early 30s, according to this report from ESPN's Adam Schefter. Show More Summary
Calvin Johnson hasn't made an official announcement yet, but ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the Detroit Lions wide receiver spoke to his family as well as Lions head coach Jim Caldwell about his intention to retire this offseason. IfShow More Summary
Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate has a case of Bieber Fever, and he's not ashamed to admit it. On Sunday, the 27-year-old wideout posted a photo of himself posing as Justin Bieber. He completed the look by wearing a blond wig. What a fan. Show More Summary