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Calvin Johnson says he retired because he's 'fed up' with football

Johnson said he could no longer take the daily grind of playing in the NFL. When Calvin Johnson announced his retirement earlier this offseason, he kept his reasoning a secret. But now he's decided to open up about why he walked away...Show More Summary

Calvin Johnson thinks Lions could be tougher to defend without him

When Lions quarterback said last week that the Lions might be tougher to cover without retired wide receiver Calvin Johnson, it sounded like the thing a quarterback has to say. But Johnson, at least, believes he has a point. The former Lions wideout suggested that others might not have always taken advantage of the double-teams…

Former Lions WR Calvin Johnson: “I’m Not Coming Back” (Video)

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson abruptly retired after just nine seasons in the NFL much like former running back Barry Sanders did way back in 1999, both at the top of their game. Several years after Sanders retired, he finally admitted the Lions’ organization culture of losing was too much to deal with. During […]

Calvin Johnson Reveals When He Decided to Retire from NFL

It's been nearly four months since Calvin Johnson officially retired from the NFL, but the three-time All-Pro wide receiver knew long before making the announcement that 2015 would be his last season of professional football. Speaking...Show More Summary

Calvin Johnson doubles down on NFL retirement: ‘I’m not coming back’

Even though Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson announced his retirement in March, there were those who thought he would at some point change his mind. He’s only 30 and had played only nine NFL seasons, with just two playoff games under his belt. Surely he’d want one more shot. Calvin Johnson does not want […]

Megatron: I’m content with what I did, not coming back

Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson says anyone who thinks he might come out of retirement can think again. “I’m not coming back. You don’t have to worry about that,” Johnson told the Detroit Free Press. Johnson said the wear and tear on his body from nine NFL seasons contributed to his decision, but the most…

Calvin Johnson Puts Up K Records Building for Sale to Help Pay Off Debts

by Dave Segal K boss Calvin Johnson's got so much trouble on his mind. Joel Brazzel Via The Olympian Dealing with mounting debts, Calvin Johnson, owner of the Olympia-based independent record label K, has put up the building that serves as its headquarters for sale. Show More Summary

Stafford: I think it will be tougher on defenses without Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson retired this offseason, leaving the Lions to get used to running an offense without their top receiver for most of the last decade. They signed Marvin Jones, Jeremy Kerley, Andre Caldwell and Andre Roberts as free agents to go with holdovers Golden Tate, T.J. Jones and Corey Fuller at wideout and they’ve been…

Detroit Lions Adding Cheerleaders…Because Nobody Wants to Watch Them Play Football Now that Megatron Is Gone

Detroit Lions fans got some bad news in March when superstar receiver Calvin Johnson announced he was calling it quits after just nine NFL seasons. The Lions were never really all that good even with him in the lineup, but at least fans could go to a game with the reasonable expectation of seeing Megatron […]

Calvin Johnson, Charles Tillman post disgusting finger pictures

When it comes to the risks in football, finger injuries are far from the greatest concern. But spend enough time around enough veteran NFL players, and you’ll notice quite a few bent or disfigured fingers. Two such players have gone head to head many times, Calvin Johnson and Charles Tillman. And last week they both…

Calvin Johnson's Selector Dub Narcotic Shares "Hotter than Hott" Video: Watch

K Records, Beat Happening, and Dub Narcotic Sound System's Calvin Johnson is releasing his debut album as Selector Dub Narcotic. It's called This Party is Just Getting Started and is out August 11. Now, Johnson has shared a video for...Show More Summary

Golden Tate “trying my best to lead” in Detroit

Calvin Johnson’s decision to retire from professional football means that the Lions offense is going to look different this season. Among the biggest changes is Golden Tate’s ascension to the role of most experienced receiver on the team’s roster. Tate is adamant that he won’t let himself change too much because of the altered circumstances.…

Selector Dub Narcotic – “Hotter Than Hott” Video

3 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

To many Americans, Calvin Johnson is one of the greatest wide receivers to ever play football. To a much smaller segment of Americans, a different Calvin Johnson is arguably the most foundational figure in the divisive indie-rock subgenre known as twee. As a member of Beat Happening and the Halo Benders and the head of […]

Matthew Stafford Comments on Calvin Johnson, Film Study Habits

Losing perennial All-Pro wide receiver Calvin Johnson will force Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford to adjust on the field, but it will also force him to change his film-room tendencies. Johnson, 30, retired earlier in the offseason, leaving a big hole in Detroit's passing game. Show More Summary

Australian band Wireheads released 'Big Issues' (listen), playing NYC shows Memorial Day Weekend

The Adelaide band made their album with producer Calvin Johnson at Dub Narcotic. Continue reading…

Matthew Stafford doesn’t think Calvin Johnson’s ever coming back

While Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson walking away from football at the age of 30 surprised many people, his quarterback wasn’t among them. During an interview with WJR-AM, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said he had a suspicion Johnson was leaning that way, and didn’t expect him to reverse course and reconsider now. “For me, I…

Explosive WR KJ Hamler Weighs Big Ten Offers, Targets Expanded Pac-12 Interest

Raised in Metro Detroit, wide receiver KJ Hamler grew up admiring the man Lions supporters call "Megatron" prior to his recent retirement. However, admiration didn't exactly equate to imitation. "I'm a big fan of Calvin Johnson and loved...Show More Summary

Lions add Andre Caldwell

As the Lions try to prepare for life after Calvin Johnson, they’ve added another receiver to the depth chart. Per a league source, Detroit has signed former Broncos receiver Andre Caldwell to a one-year deal. Caldwell, who actually is older than Calvin Johnson, arrives after four seasons in Denver and four before that in Cincinnati.…

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