One of the lasting images from the past few seasons is Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson standing at the line of scrimmage and being covered by two New Orleans Saints defenders. It was only the second quarter and the Saints had a 17-point lead at that point in the game. Show More Summary
K Records magnate Calvin Johnson (of Beat Happening, Dub Narcotic Sound System et al) has a few East Coast/Midwest dates this week, including a show on Wednesday (5/22) at Ran Tea House with labelmate Ian Svenonius' Chain & the...
Calvin Johnson's reputation as "Megatron" just became even more impressive after learning that the superstar wide receiver played the 2012-13 NFL season with broken fingers. According to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News, Johnson endured...Show More Summary
Calvin Johnson had broken fingers for most of the 2012 season, but said they didn’t slow him down too much. That might be a bit of an understatement. Johnson turned in one of, if not the best receiving seasons of all time, setting an NFL record with 1,964 yards. Numbers aside, Johnson was dominant on [...]Show More Summary
Last season, after Lions receiver Calvin Johnson suffered a concussion, the Lions said he didn’t. Today, Johnson reportedly confirmed that he played with three broken fingers in 2012. And while the team has not yet addressed the contention, a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that Johnson actually didn’t break any fingers. He…
During the 2012 season, the Lions took issue with receiver Calvin Johnson’s contention that he had suffered a concussion and nerve damage. Johnson has now given the team another reason to be nervous. According to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News, Johnson has confirmed that he played with three broken fingers during the 2012 season. …
When he went out on the field and shattered NFL receiving records, Lions superstar wideout Calvin Johnson did so with broken fingers.
Predator Press [LOBO] “This is not a reflection on Calvin’s football skills,” insists Offensive Coordinator Scott Linehan. “He’s just too big.” Complaints about Johnson –an unabashed armrest hog- aren’t limited to airline travel. “He farts a lot," says Matthew Stafford, quarterback. Show More Summary
When you think of Olympia (which you do more often than you'd like to admit), your mind probably doesn't light upon house music. No, it's more likely you envision that K Records shield logo and Calvin Johnson's unsmiling mug. But Braxton/Palmer (aka Sonny Thomas) is that one lonely soul cranking out quality house choons from Washington's capital. Show More Summary
Remember when Titus Young was all like, “Hey Detroit Lions, I’m better than Calvin Johnson, so you either need to give me the ball or release me!” and the Lions [...] The post Titus Young Got That Hat Trick appeared first on Kissing Suzy Kolber.
With Adrian Peterson setting a new single-season rushing standard, Calvin Johnson outdoing Jerry Rice and J.J. Watt emphatically proving to be the most feared defensive lineman in the game, a handful of great NFL seasons went relatively unnoticed in 2013. Show More Summary
With lucrative contract extensions in the books for QB Matthew Stafford and WR Calvin Johnson, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press breaks down the possibility of Detroit cutting ties with DT Ndamukong Suh in 2014. Ziggy Ansah is labeled as a boom or bust candidate, but Birkett believes his promise outweighs his uncertainty.
Aaron Rodgers, Joe Flacco and Tony Romo were among the wave of players who broke the bank in a serious way recently. But quarterbacks haven't been the only players to strike it super rich of late. The contract wideout Calvin Johnson inked in March of 2012 included $60 million guaranteed, and Mario Williams' deal had $50 million built in. Show More Summary
Calvin H. Johnson (Texas), Profits From Tax Evasion Under the Midco Transaction, 138 Tax Notes 1485 (Mar. 25, 2013): In a transaction the IRS has called the midco shelter, a scoundrel evades tax on the sale of a corporation’s business assets and shares the benefit of the evasion with the...
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The Detroit Lions may not win very often on the field. But the team has now gone back-to-back where it really counts: The Madden video game cover! Following in the cleat-steps of Calvin Johnson last year, legendary running back Barry...Show More Summary
Not that the Madden Curse really affected Calvin Johnson all that adversely in 2012. Anyway, Barry Sanders is the cover retiree for the next installment of the Madden franchise. That’s [...] The post At Least We Won’t Hear Anything About The Madden Curse This Year appeared first on Kissing Suzy Kolber.
The Lions had a hard time finding a strong complement to Calvin Johnson at wide receiver last season, which explains why they’re meeting with one of the top draft prospects at the position on Wednesday. West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin is in Detroit to meet with the team for one of their final face-to-face…
We all know who the best wide receiver in the NFL was during the 2012 season—Mr. Calvin Johnson holds that honor—but who was second best? The NFL is loaded with talented wide receivers today, which is why we set out to rank the top 100 players at the position. Show More Summary
The Detroit Lions have assembled some of the NFL's top offensive weapons in Matthew Stafford, Reggie Bush, and, most notably Calvin "Megatron" Johnson. Now, they have added Havard Rugland, the internet kicking sensation known as "Kickalicious."...Show More Summary