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Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford, Golden Tate's Post-Week 12 Fantasy Reaction

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

Calvin Johnson's beautiful leaping catch is all Lions fans have on Sunday

This has been the lone bright for a Lions team that's getting shut down for the second straight week. The Lions look awful in New England. The offense is terrible and underperforming again. They haven't scored a touchdown in almost two full games now. Show More Summary

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 12: Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford has Calvin Johnson back, but he still stumbled in Week 11. Should fantasy owners start him this week? Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has not performed to the expectations of fantasy owners. Amazingly, he ranks as only the 16th-best quarterback on the season despite not missing any games due to injury. Show More Summary

Revis calls Megatron a man among boys

Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis will do battle with Lions receiver Calvin Johnson on Sunday in one of the league’s premiere individual matchups. Revis says he expects to have a big challenge on his hands. “He’s a man amongst boys out there. You see it all the time. The dude’s 6-foot-6, 230 pounds. And he runs…

Patriots Have Perfect Recipe to Shut Down Calvin Johnson in Week 12

In 20, 30 or 40 years, we may look back at Calvin Johnson and Darrelle Revis as two of the all-time great NFL players. It's rare that you get an opportunity to watch a truly great player in the NFL. Sure, there are plenty of playersShow More Summary

Rapid-Fire Predictions: Who Wins the Biggest WR vs. CB Matchups of NFL Week 12?

Week 12 of the NFL season will feature plenty of premium cornerback vs. wide receiver matchups. Will Julio Jones get the best of Joe Haden ? Can Darrelle Revis find a way to shut down Calvin Johnson? Watch as Adam Lefkoe previews and breaks down the matchups with Bleacher Report NFL Analysts Chris Simms and Jonathan Vilma in the video above. Show More Summary

Calvin Johnson rests ankle, with no mention of elbow

As the Lions prepare to head to New England and avoid their first two-game losing streak of the season, receiver Calvin Johnson has once again missed a Wednesday practice due to his lingering ankle injury. But Johnson didn’t practice last Wednesday either, before returning for the rest of the week and playing on Sunday.  So…

Calvin Johnson sits out practice Wednesday, still automatic fantasy starter for Sunday

The Lions' star receiver sat out practice on Wednesday to tend to multiple injuries. We break down the fantasy implications. Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (elbow, ankle) was held out of practice on Wednesday, according to Show More Summary

Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate to see tight coverage against Pats, fantasy value still high

The Lions' top two receiving options are in for a challenging Week 12. We break down the fantasy implications. Detroit Lions wide receivers Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate should draw Brandon Browner and Darrelle Revis in coverage respectively, according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. Show More Summary

PFT Live 11/13: Justin Forsett, Golden Tate, Week 11 Picks

Mike Florio talks to Ravens RB Justin Forsett about his 2014 success, what brought him to Baltimore, and a look ahead to the rest of the season. Mike also talks to Lions WR Golden Tate about the return of Calvin Johnson and their challenging Week 11 match up against the Cardinals. Mike and Michael David…

Lions might keep Reggie Bush off field until he's healthy

ALLEN PARK, Mich. – Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said Thursday it is at least a possibility he will take a similar rest approach with Reggie Bush’s ankle injury that he did with Calvin Johnson earlier this season. "Certainly," Caldwell said. Show More Summary

Reggie Bush could be held out of Sunday’s game

Earlier this season, the Lions played wide receiver Calvin Johnson through an ankle injury for a couple of weeks before deciding that they would be better off waiting a bit for a healthy Johnson to return to the lineup than they were playing with a limited wideout. They may make a similar decision about running…

Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate lead a surging Lions offense

Calvin Johnson is finally healthy and Golden Tate is clicking with his new quarterback. Together, the two wideouts could put the Lions' offense back among the league's best. The Lions, by several measures, have the NFL's best defense through ten games. Show More Summary

Who Will Win the Epic Showdown of Patrick Peterson vs. Calvin Johnson?

The Detroit Lions will travel to Arizona in Week 11 of the NFL season for a matchup with the NFC West-leading Cardinals. Who will win the marquee matchup between Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson and Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson?...Show More Summary

Calvin Johnson thinks comparisons to Randy Moss are cool

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Calvin Johnson isn't sure how many times it happened -- but the Detroit Lions wide receiver is definitely familiar with the phrase "You Got Mossed." He may have even used it a few times himself. Of course, the best...Show More Summary

5-Star Ole Miss Commit Discusses Relationship with Calvin Johnson, the Grove

DeKaylin Metcalf is a 5-star 2016 Ole Miss wide receiver commit from Oxford, Mississippi. DeKaylin took some time to sit down with Bleacher Report and discuss his relationship with his cousin, Calvin Johnson, as well as his favoriteShow More Summary

Fantasy football waiver wire: 5 wide receivers to target for Week 11

There aren't many great options at receiver, but an old waiver wire friend is back. Who else should fantasy owners look to add? Patient fantasy owners finally saw dividends from some slow-starting WRs. Calvin Johnson finally broke loose...Show More Summary

Jim Caldwell: No playoff fever in Detroit

The Lions improved to 7-2 on Sunday by beating the Dolphins behind their consistently strong defense and a timely offense that got Calvin Johnson back into the mix. That’s their best start since 1993 and it has some people starting to weigh the Lions’ chances of making a run in the playoffs, but Lions coach Jim Caldwell…

Larry Warford might be Lions' most significant injury yet

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Larry Warford doesn’t have the name recognition of Nick Fairley or the longevity of Stephen Tulloch or the star power of Calvin Johnson. But when you’re looking at injuries that could become major factors for the...Show More Summary

Fantasy Football: Is Golden Tate Still a WR1 Despite Calvin Johnson's Return?

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson returned to action in Week 10. Are both Johnson and Golden Tate WR1s moving forward? How will Calvin Johnson's return impact the rest of the Lions offense? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report Fantasy Expert Anita Marks discuss Johnson's return in the video above. Read more NFL news on

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