Someday, Calvin Johnson will slow down and let cornerbacks have a chance. This is not that day, no matter how un-Megatron he has looked at times this season. Johnson, who had just one 100-yard game and one touchdown since Week 1 coming into Detroit's traditional Thanksgiving game, put on a show against the Chicago Bears. Show More Summary
It was happening again: The Detroit Lions were crumbling. For a second straight year, the Lions had raced out to a commanding NFC North lead, tallying six or more wins in their first nine games. For the second straight year, it seemed, they were imploding. In 2013, the Lions started 6-3 before losing six of their last seven. Show More Summary
Calvin Johnson had a pretty good Thanksgiving. Not only did the Detroit Lions beat the Chicago Bears 34-17 on Thursday, but the All-Pro wide receiver also won Phil Simms ' All-Iron Award, via NFL on CBS: The Lions posted a Vine of Johnson receiving his award after the game: That wasn't all for Johnson, either. Show More Summary
Calvin Johnson’s big day was exactly what Detroit’s dormant offense needed. Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of TDs.
November 27 is also Calvin Johnson Day
Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday.
The Detroit Lions have embraced a new defensive identity in 2014, but that didn't mean the timeless Thanksgiving tradition of serving up several helpings of an unstoppable Calvin Johnson had to come to an end. Megatron caught 11 passes...Show More Summary
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It's Thanksgiving, which means it's great time to be a Calvin Johnson owner. Megatron, as he does on an annual basis, had a feast on Turkey Day, scorching the Chicago Bear secondary for nine catches, 109 yards and two touchdowns in the...Show More Summary
With yet another transcendent Thanksgiving performance, Calvin Johnson became the newest member of the 10,000-yard receiving club on Thursday. The Detroit Lions official Twitter feed noted the feat: It's not a completely exclusive group, as Megatron becomes the 43rd player — and ninth active — to join. Show More Summary
Fact: Calvin Johnson is the fastest WR to 10,000 yards receiving. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: MLive's Kyle Meinke Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
It took 146 offensive snaps but the Lions finally scored a touchdown -- two, in fact -- thanks to Calvin Johnson.
Calvin Johnson has topped 100 yards in the first half today, and 10,000 yards in his NFL career. Johnson scored two touchdown in the second quarter against the Bears to help give the Lions a 24-14 lead, and he caught nine passes for 109 receiving yards in the first half, making him the fastest player…
The Chicago Bears might want to put at least three defenders on Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, because having just two defenders on him isn't working. Early in the second quarter of Thursday's game, Megatron made a great leaping catch between two Bears defenders. Show More Summary
Calvin Johnson is always amazing, but especially so on Thanksgiving. The Matthew Stafford already has 190 yards passing in the first half, so it's a safe bet that Calvin Johnson is also having a big day. Near the start of the secondShow More Summary
Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte is being tested for a third concussion of the season after a collision with Calvin Johnson during Thursday afternoon's contest. The team's official Twitter feed confirmed the news: This is obviously a scary development, as the 25-year-old suffered his second concussion in October. Show More Summary
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson will face the Chicago Bears on Thursday with a chance to become the 43rd player to eclipse 10,000 career receiving yards, per Pro-Football-Reference.com. Johnson entered Sunday's 34-9 loss to...Show More Summary
With only three touchdowns this season and a nagging ankle injury, Calvin Johnson's future is in question. He's gone up against some of the best cornerbacks in the league and hasn't played his best games. Have we seen the end of Megatron ? Watch Justin Rogers of MLive.com and Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe discuss Johnson's future. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
The Detroit Zoo doesn't have elephants, but there is a giant pachyderm in the Motor City. It's an elephant in the room nobody wants to even think about acknowledging, but it's time to say it. Calvin Johnson is not the same player heShow More Summary
Golden Tate has definitely found a home in Detroit. And he should have found a home in your fantasy starting lineup, too. For the sixth time in his last eight games, Tate reached double-digit fantasy points, establishing himself as a weekly WR2. Show More Summary