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Rotoworld
New OC Joe Lombardi said Calvin Johnson will be moved around the formation a lot this season.
Aug 16, 2014
KFFL
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson ...
Grand Rapids Press 9 hours ago
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson confident new finger splint won't impact ability to catch

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson confident new finger splint won't impact ability to catch

Johnson is scheduled to make his preseason debut against the Jaguars on Friday night. Regarding his health, he said it's a night-and-day difference how he feels now compared to the end of last season.
Grand Rapids Press 13 hours ago
Detroit Lions hopeful Ezekiel Ansah makes preseason debut Friday against Jaguars

Detroit Lions hopeful Ezekiel Ansah makes preseason debut Friday against Jaguars

Some players, such as Calvin Johnson, don't need to play a lot in the preseason because of their experience and job security. But Ansah is not one of those players. He played only three years of football before going fifth overall to the Lions in last year's draft. And now he's entering only his second professional season.
Rotoworld 13 hours ago

Calvin Johnson will be moved around a lot - Calvin Johnson (WR) Detroit Lions

New OC Joe Lombardi said Calvin Johnson will be moved around the formation a lot this season.
Detroit News Aug 19, 2014

Lions to get Calvin Johnson some playing time, gauge Jaguars' response

The Lions plan to give wide receiver Calvin Johnson his first playing time of the preseason Friday, and when asked about what he's looking for, Caldwell made a point to note his impressions of the All-Pro.
Pride Of Detroit Aug 18, 2014

Lions vs. Jaguars: Full coverage of Friday's game

The Detroit Lions are back at home this week to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars. After sitting out the first two preseason games, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is expected to make his 2014 preseason debut on Friday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars. We won't know for sure until the Lions announce their starting lineup on Friday night, but all signs point to Johnson playing this week: Jim Caldwell said the #Lions plan to get Calvin Johnson some run against the Jaguars. Not sure about Ziggy Ansah, though. — Josh Katzenstein (@jkatzenstein) August 18, 2014 Johnson...
Pride Of Detroit Aug 18, 2014
Calvin Johnson expected to make preseason debut this week

Calvin Johnson expected to make preseason debut this week

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is expected to play against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday. After sitting out the first two preseason games, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is expected to make his 2014 preseason debut on Friday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars. We won't know for sure until the Lions announce their starting lineup on Friday night, but all signs point to Johnson playing this week: Jim Caldwell said the #Lions plan to get Calvin Johnson some run against the Jaguars. Not sure about Ziggy Ansah, though. — Josh Katzenstein (@jkatzenstein) August...
Detroit News Aug 18, 2014

Lions' Calvin Johnson likely to return against Jaguars; Ziggy Ansah's status remains uncertain

Johnson sat the first two exhibition games for precautionary reasons after undergoing knee and finger surgeries this offseason, but he will most likely get an opportunity to show how he fits in the new offense Friday.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 18, 2014
Detroit Lions plan to play Calvin Johnson in third preseason game, Ezekiel Ansah's status up in the air

Detroit Lions plan to play Calvin Johnson in third preseason game, Ezekiel Ansah's status up in the air

Caldwell said the plan is for the majority of the team's starters to play the entire first half and the beginning of the third quarter.
Pride Of Detroit Aug 16, 2014
Lions training camp: Notes from Saturday

Lions training camp: Notes from Saturday

Notes from Saturday's Detroit Lions training camp practice The Detroit Lions returned to the practice field shortly after returning from Oakland on Saturday for what turned out to be a 30-minute walkthrough, according to Dave Birkett. Despite leaving Friday night's game with a neck injury after an ugly collision with an Oakland Raiders player, DeJon Gomes was on the field for the walkthrough, per Birkett. It sounds like Calvin Johnson is going to play next Friday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Just asked Calvin Johnson about playing this preseason said "I'll get some burn this...
Detroit Free Press Aug 16, 2014

Lions' Johnson expects to play in third exhibition game vs. Jags

After sitting out the first two games of the preseason for precautionary reasons, Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson said he expects to play this week against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
KFFL Aug 16, 2014

Lions | Calvin Johnson expects to play

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson ...
Detroit News Aug 15, 2014

Lions' C.J. Mosley starts ahead of Nick Fairley as Calvin Johnson sits out vs. Raiders

Mosley has been running with the first-team defense all week instead of Fairley, who appears to have added weight since reporting to training camp at 305 pounds.
Pride Of Detroit Aug 15, 2014
Lions at Raiders: Calvin Johnson out again for Detroit

Lions at Raiders: Calvin Johnson out again for Detroit

The Detroit Lions will be without Calvin Johnson when they take on the Oakland Raiders on Friday night, as he has been ruled out for the game. As part of their effort to carefully manage his reps this preseason, the Detroit Lions have ruled out wide receiver Calvin Johnson for Friday night's game against the Oakland Raiders. Johnson also missed last week's game against the Cleveland Browns, so he has yet to play in the 2014 preseason. Johnson isn't believed to be dealing with an actual injury right now, so his absence on Friday is precautionary more than anything. After having a pair of...
FFToday Aug 13, 2014

Megatron wearing splint on finger

Lions wideout had surgery on finger after 2013 season ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson confirmed to ESPN.com on Wednesday that he has received a fabricated splint to put on his once-injured finger for protective purposes only. Johnson had surgery on his injured finger after the 2013 season and declined to provide more details about the splint or the finger following practice Wednesday. It is unclear how often Johnson plans to wear the fabricated splint. (ESPN.com) FF Today's Take: As the article indicates, the splint is for protective purposes...
Detroit Lions — Five quick hits from Monday's training camp

Detroit Lions — Five quick hits from Monday's training camp

ALLEN PARK — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford threw his first interception during training camp late in Monday’s practice. His pass was a little high, bounced off the hands of Brandon Pettigrew and into the hands of cornerback Bill Bentley. When Stafford was told on Friday that offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi had mentioned his interception-free camp, Stafford’s initial reaction was that he had been jinxed. — Calvin Johnson practiced on Monday after he sat out Saturday night’s Lions’ preseason opener. Also returning to practice were Theo Riddick who suffered an...

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