Lions Star Receiver Calvin Johnson Retires After 9 SeasonsThe 30-year-old receiver, known as Megatron, announced his decision Tuesday to walk away from the NFL after nine mostly spectacular seasons with the Detroit Lions.
Amid Retirement Report, Lions Giving WR Johnson Time To Decide FutureThe team issued a statement Sunday, saying it stands by its previous statement that supported Johnson, after ESPN reported that the superstar receiver told family, friends and Lions coach Jim Caldwell that he is retiring.
CBS Sports' Chris Simms: Rodgers Is A Leader, But Shouldn't Be Rallying PackersNFL on CBS analyst Chris Simms talked about a few big NFL games coming up this week - including what he thinks has happened to the Green Bay Packers.
Detroit Lions Impress While Coming Up Short In 2014A look back at the Detroit Lions' 2014 season.
Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving RoundupThe Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.
Calvin Johnson Shines In Detroit's 34-17 Win Over BearsCalvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday.
Bears-Lions Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, Matthew Stafford, And Calvin JohnsonThe Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.
Jets' Tall Task On Sunday: Stopping The Unstoppable Calvin JohnsonCalvin Johnson is looming for the New York Jets' still-shaky secondary. The Detroit Lions' wide receiver is a tall task, in more ways than one, and Rex Ryan knows it.
Palladino: Jets Are On A Madness-Inducing PathWorse than anything, they’ll prove themselves strong enough to stay with good teams, but just bad enough to fall short. So near, and yet so far. And that’s the worst way to lose.
Opponent Profile: Lions Will Test Jets On Both Sides Of The FootballThe New York Jets are going to have their hands full with a very talented Detroit Lions team. If Gang Green does not play their best game it will be a long day at MetLife Stadium.
'Nightmare Performance': Coughlin Says Giants Have Little To Be Proud Of In LossEven when the Giants finally scored their first touchdown, they needed four plays to reach the end zone from a yard out. And that was one of the highlights.
Detroit Lions Manhandle Giants, Manning 35-14The New York Giants were doomed for failure in 2013 by starting the season with an 0-6 record. In 2014, there are plenty of new faces in the fold, but Big Blue once again laid an egg on opening day, losing to Detroit 35-14 in a Monday Night Football dud.
Silverman: Giants Have An Opportunity To Make A Huge Statement A loss in the opening week of the season can be a lot more important for teams that are not established. The Giants should have an opportunity to learn a bit more about their identity in their opener tonight against Detroit.
Dottino: 3 Key Matchups In Giants' Opener Against LionsIf the Giants are going to run the ball, they'll have to make sure to neutralize one of the most dominant interior defensive linemen in the league: Ndamukong Suh.
Palladino: Week 1 Win Would Put Giants’ 2013 Start In PastLet the Giants season begin. How it ends, nobody knows. But starting off with a win would bring a lot of peace to a lot of minds, not the least of which belongs to Tom Coughlin.