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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:52:26 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson thinks the team is in a place where they can win the Super Bowl in 2014. "We need to win a Super Bowl," Johnson said. "That's the No. 1 thing. That's the No. 1 thing (and) should be for every team going into the beginning of the year."
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:44:02 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson is happy to be healthy and back on the practice field after injuries to his knee and finger prevented him from doing so late last season. "It feels great to be out here playing with the guys," Johnson said Tuesday, June 10. "I missed a lot of practice time last year before games. You definitely feel like you need that practice time before a game, just to get on one accord with your quarterback."
Wed, 28 May 2014 11:33:09 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson said he dealt with knee and finger injuries last season that affected his play since he missed some practices. He said he needed to get his knee drained each week and still felt pain when he played. He has been able to fully participate in organized team activities since the injuries have healed.
Wed, 14 May 2014 14:21:00 -0700
Despite recent rumors of the Detroit Lions potentially trading WR Calvin Johnson, his contract makes that unrealistic. Trading Johnson would create $29 million is dead salary cap space.
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:09:40 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) attended but did not take part in the Lions' three-day minicamp last week. He is recovering from surgery on his right knee and a finger on his left hand.
Fantasy Tip: It's still early in the offseason, but it's encouraging news for a surefire No. 1 fantasy receiver.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:18:12 -0700
Texas A&M WR Mike Evans has the best hands since Calvin Johnson, in the opinion of Gil Brandt of NFL.com. Evans is expected to be a top 10 pick in the NFL draft.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:42:16 -0700
The Detroit Lions agreed to terms with WR Golden Tate (Seahawks) on a five-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Fantasy Tip: Tate is a safe No. 3 fantasy football wide receiver with upside as a legitimate No. 2. Tate should see some good match ups from defenses as teams key on Calvin Johnson.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:19:09 -0800
The Detroit Lions want to take some pressure off WR Calvin Johnson, so the team will look for another receiver this year that can help avoid defenses double-teaming Johnson downfield.
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:01:12 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee, finger) underwent minor knee surgery last week and also had surgery on his finger this week. He's recovering nicely from both procedures.
Thu, 09 Jan 2014 09:26:55 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery was named to the Pro Bowl Thursday, Jan. 9, replacing Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee).
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