The Oakland Raiders are starting to become a team you will respect for many years to come. After a breakout season where the franchise saw it’s first winning year since 2002, Raiders front office wanted to capitalize on the success and keep the winning going. The most notable signing was, of course, former Seattle Seahawks […]
Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell hopes the franchise's relationship with Calvin Johnson will eventually improve
Lions coach Jim Caldwell says whole team is concerned with Calvin Johnson's unhappiness with being forced to repay part of his signing bonus.
Very seldom do breakups go seamlessly, but Lions coach Jim Caldwell was surprised when Calvin Johnson’s split with the team turned ugly with recent comments. But as a guy who tries to keep things as steady as possible, Caldwell hopes the rift can eventually be healed. “Playing in the National Football League for a team,…
Former Detroit Lions great Calvin Johnson is spending the week at practice with the Raiders as the guest of offensive coordinator Todd Downing
Ten years ago, the Raiders didn’t want Calvin Johnson. They now do. Sort of. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Johnson will join the Raiders during the first week of Organized Team Activities. He’ll attend as a guest of offensive coordinator Todd Downing. It’s unclear whether Johnson will be observing or participating in any of…
Megatron is presenting a potential Mega-headache to the NFL.
Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, who never said much during his playing career, lately has been saying plenty. Over the weekend, he said plenty about his current disillusionment with the team. Though he opted not to spell it out, the discontent comes from the fact that Johnson had to write out a check for $320,000 to…
It’s been over a year since Calvin Johnson shocked the NFL by announcing his retirement following concerns about his health. While he had been loyal to the Lions throughout his career, he’s now revealing that they may not have repaid the favor after learning he was leaving the team. Speaking to the Detroit Free Press, […]
One likely Hall of Fame wide receiver thinks another one should already be in Canton
More than a year into retirement, Calvin Johnson doesn’t have the warm and fuzzies about the Detroit Lions. Johnson revealed to the Detroit Free Press over the weekend that he’s not thrilled with how he was treated by the Lions when he stepped away from the game. Show More Summary
'Guys get concussions, they don't tell the coaches,' Johnson conceded
Calvin Johnson says: "I don’t even like to talk Lions too much just because the way our relationship ended."
Speaking at his annual “Catching Dreams” football camp Saturday outside of Detroit, former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson said Marshawn Lynch’s decision to return to the NFL after a one-year hiatus hasn’t caused him to reconsider his own retirement. Johnson, 31, walked away from football after the 2015 season due to numerous injuries. He’s enjoying life […]
Calvin Johnson was a quiet guy during his playing career, but he has plenty to say in retirement. Johnson, the former Lions receiver who said yesterday that he didn’t like how the team treated him when he retired, also had some interesting things to say about concussions. Asked if he ever concealed a concussion from…
Johnson said he has no regrets about concealing his brain injuries from the Lions
Neither Tony Romo nor Marshawn Lynch was required to pay back bonus money when they retired
Calvin Johnson was a beast on the gridiron for the Detroit Lions for nearly a decade, but now the longtime fan favorite is coming clean with his feelings on his former employer, and they aren’t all hugs and kisses. Johnson, who willShow More Summary
Johnson is content in retirement even as he says he doesn't want to "talk Lions too much just because the way our relationship ended"
One of the greatest players in Lions franchise history doesn’t feel great about the franchise now. Calvin Johnson, the wide receiver who retired a year ago, said today that he’s not thinking about having his number retired and isn’t thinking much about the Lions at all these days. “I don’t even like to talk Lions…