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EXCLUSIVE: After Fox announced it will reduce $250 million through generous retirement incentive packages for film/TV employees, and 30-year-old Detroit Lions superstar Calvin “Megatron” Johnson claimed he’d hang up his jockstrap, early retirement is clearly in the air. Show More Summary
The chic way to go for star players, apparently, is to tell close friends and family their retirement plans, let them leak it to media and then face speculation about their future. That's what's going on with Calvin Johnson right now. Show More Summary
After Lions Hall of Fame tailback Barry Sanders abruptly retired, rumors of a return lingered for years. With Lions receiver Calvin Johnson reportedly retiring, the question becomes whether he’d consider returning after a year or so away from the game. It’s a possibility that emerged during a four-man PFT weave during Monday’s PFT Live on…
Where does he sign up?
On Sunday, it was reported that Calvin Johnson had told family members, friends, and the Detroit Lions that he intends to call it a career at just 30 years of age. Could one of the greatest wide receivers in the game really be retiring with so many productive years still ahead of him? It isn’t […]
The Pro Football Hall of Fame has issues at the receiver position.
If Calvin Johnson is indeed retiring, the NFL will be worse off for his absence. But he leaves it a different league than he found it, a much more confusing one for receivers, officials, and fans. Look at that photo above. Through no fault of Johnson’s, we now live in a world where that is not a catch. Read more...
Like Barry Sanders before him, Calvin Johnson is walking away from the NFL and Detroit Lions well before anyone expected him to.
Calvin Johnson, who may be retiring, was bigger, stronger and faster, not unlike the Transformers character that inspired his nickname.
Detroit Lions fans have seen this movie before and its none too pleasing to them. About two decades ago, Barry Sanders retired at the top of his game at the tender age of 31 and Calvin Johnson has reportedly informed the team that he plans to retire at 30. As the years past, we’re seeing […] The post Calvin Johnson Informs Lions He Plans to Retire appeared first on Balltribe.
Sunday brought a report that wide receiver Calvin Johnson will hang up his cleats and retire after nine years with the Lions, although there’s been no official word from Johnson about his intentions. There was a confirmed retirement on Sunday as well. Charles Woodson announced near the end of the regular season that he would…
Rumours started swirling on Sunday evening that 30-year-old Calvin Johnson had told the Detroit Lions that he was planning on retiring at (...)
Unless he changes his mind, we have a major retirement on our hands. It was reported today that multiple sources have told ESPN that Calvin Johnson had informed the Detroit Lions and a close circle of family and friends that he will be retiring from the National Football League. Show More Summary
Is this really it for Calvin Johnson? If so, he'd be walking away from the game after only nine season — but nine brilliant ones, and we're still the lucky ones. From the moment the 6-5, 230-pound Johnson borrowed someone's shoes atShow More Summary
When it was first rumored at the beginning of the month that Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was considering calling it quits at the tender age of 30, no one really paid much attention to it. That’s probably because few actually believed that Megatron would call it quits while he’s fresh off a season in which he recorded […]
The Detroit Lions are still giving Calvin Johnson time to ponder his future.
Shortly after the NFL’s regular season ended, many around the league were surprised when Calvin Johnson announced that he was contemplating retirement. The Detroit Lions wide receiver has yet to formally end his stellar career, but on Sunday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Johnson had confided in a select few about his desire to walk away even before the […]