Detroit Lions hope Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson workouts pay dividends
The NFC North has plenty of big offensive talent with the likes of Calvin Johnson, Adrian Peterson and Jordy Nelson. Which player is ultimately this division's offensive MVP? What makes him so special? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms discuss the NFC North's best offensive weapons in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
The New York Jets are in a rare position. Although the team won just four games a year ago, it enters the season with a win-now mentality. Owner Woody Johnson wants to see a playoff berth for the first time since 2010, and the movesShow More Summary
Calvin Johnson is the best wide receiver on the Lions and maybe the best wide receiver in the NFL, any football fan knows that. Golden Tate recently said he owns the mindset that he’s the No. 1 threat on the team and Mike Florio breaks down the remarks.
There’s no shame in being a No. 2 receiver with Calvin Johnson as a teammate, but Golden Tate doesn’t want to hear that he’s the Lions’ second receiver. Tate, who led the Lions in catches and receiving yards last season while Johnson missed time with injuries, said he views himself as a No. 1 receiver…
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Yes, the NFLPA is investigating whether the Broncos and Cowboys have colluded in connection with their negotiations regarding long-term offers for receiver Demaryius Thomas and receiver Dez Bryant, respectively. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the suspicions flow from a mutual rejection by both teams of Calvin Johnson’s contract with the Lions. Per…
The Detroit Lions are nearing training camp. What are the burning questions the team must answer before the 2015 NFL season? Who will be the third receiving option behind Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate? Will the new-look offensive line jell right away? Watch as Stephen Nelson and MLive's Justin Rogers discuss the Lions' season in the video above. Show More Summary
One thing elite players never lack is motivation. Even if they have to invent it themselves. So even though it’s hard to find anyone to suggest that Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is over the hill, Johnson insists that those not-people who don’t-say-it are wrong. Two months short of his 30th birthday, hardly old, Johnson…
The NFL salary cap and the measuring stick it applies to player valuation leads to two questions: What is a player worth? And what is a player worth to you? Those questions tug at each franchise’s financial structure and long-term team-building model. Show More Summary
Let it be known that Demaryius Thomas is a fine wide receiver, one of the 10 best in the NFL and maybe one of the top five at his position. You're starting a team today... would you take Thomas or Odell Beckham Jr.? Thomas or Julio Jones?...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) President Calvin Coolidge rose to the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Indepence on July 4, 1926, with a speech providing a magisterial review of the history and thought underlying the Declaration. Show More Summary
The time will never be better than today to recall the tribute Calvin Coolidge once wrote about Walter Johnson, Washington’s greatest baseball star.(Actually, this probably isn’t the right time, either. There might never be a good time to recall the tribute Calvin Coolidge once wrote about Walter Johnson, Washington’s greatest baseball star.)Read full article >>
As a founding member of both K Records and Beat Happening, Calvin Johnson has been associated with punk since its early days. And now that Johnson has launched an eBay auction selling a couple of pairs of his “vintage ’80s punk Levi’s jeans,” people looking to buy some cred can pretend they’ve been there all along, too. Show More Summary
K Records and Beat Happening founder Calvin Johnson is auctioning off two pairs of his old “’80s Punk” jeans on eBay, which the listings say he wore “to punk shows in Olympia, Portland, Tacoma, Seattle, New York, Washington DC, Tokyo, and around the world.” Both pairs are, of course, “Thoroughly holy in the front, back, […]
Photo by Sarah Cass Are you in the market for some indie rock ephemera? Well, you're in luck: K Records and Beat Happening founder Calvin Johnson is auctioning on eBay two pairs of "vintage '80s punk Levi's jeans," which he wore during the inimitable decade. Show More Summary
NFC North Q&A: Is Calvin Johnson still the division's most feared skill-position player?
As Jordan Spieth continues his breakout season, the 21-year-old golfer has already earned the respect of one of the biggest stars in the NFL. Earlier this month, Spieth was part of an ESPN.com interview that included numerous professional athletes and coaches. Show More Summary
The Lions won 11 games and advanced to the playoffs last year without getting a huge season from wide receiver Calvin Johnson. An ankle injury kept Johnson out of the lineup entirely for three games and limited him in others. He finished the year with 71 catches for 1,077 yards, his lowest totals since 2009.…
Photos by Lisa Johnson In part one of this here series celebrating the new book exploring the wacky world of the Vans Warped Tour, we schooled you as to how the whole damn thing came to be in the first place. Well, after its first run...Show More Summary