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Fantasy Update

Jan 15, 2017
Yahoo! Fantasy Football
Forget the "Calvin Johnson rule." It should have never mattered. The NFL needs to fix its officiating problem. UPDATE: With the Packers and Cowboys set to square off again in the 2017 NFL playoffs, we're revisiting Dez Bryant's famous "catch" that started a controversy we still haven't settled two years later.
FOX Sports Jan 18, 2017
Detroit Lions Postseason Grades: Wide Receiver

Detroit Lions Postseason Grades: Wide Receiver

Detroit Lions Overall Wide Receiver Grade: "B"It was certainly a roller coaster season for this Detroit Lions wide receiver group. They came into the season with extremely low expectations after losing Calvin Johnson to an unexpected retirement at the age of 30. Lions G.M. Bob Quinn repl...
Grand Rapids Press Jan 9, 2017
Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones promises personal bounce-back in 2017

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones promises personal bounce-back in 2017

Despite a career year filling the shoes of a retired Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones vows to have a bounceback 2017 after struggling at times down the stretch of his first year in Detroit.
FOX Sports Jan 4, 2017
Fantasy Vs Reality: Lions Stat Projections And Results

Fantasy Vs Reality: Lions Stat Projections And Results

Before the 2016 season began, I made statistical projections for each of Detroit's key offensive players. The numbers were based on stats from prior seasons along with roster updates (mainly replacing Calvin Johnson). Let's go back through those projections with the final stats from the se...
Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 17: Marvin Jones could break out of his slump on Sunday

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 17: Marvin Jones could break out of his slump on Sunday

Detroit’s wide receiver has cooled down a bit since his hot start at the beginning of the season. Six games into the 2016 NFL season, the Detroit Lions thought they had struck gold with the addition of wide receiver Marvin Jones to their offense. Jones got off to a hot start this year with 29 catches for 529 yards and four touchdowns in his first six games with the Lions.
East Bay Times Dec 30, 2016
Lane Kiffin wanted Raiders to draft Calvin Johnson, not JaMarcus Russell

Lane Kiffin wanted Raiders to draft Calvin Johnson, not JaMarcus Russell

Former Raiders coach Lane Kiffin reportedly begged Al Davis to go with eventual star Calvin Johnson over eventual bust JaMarcus Russell in the 2007 NFL Draft.
FOX Sports Dec 29, 2016
Golden Tate Quietly Cracks 1,000 Yards

Golden Tate Quietly Cracks 1,000 Yards

Golden Tate: 1st Lion to 1,000 Yards After Johnson's departure.In a post-Calvin Johnson world, Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate was expected to become the top receiving threat for QB Matthew Stafford. Instead, Tate had a very rocky start to the 2016 season. In fact, he didn't crack 45 ...
FOX Sports Dec 26, 2016
Detroit Lions' 2016 Biggest Surprises and Disappointments

Detroit Lions' 2016 Biggest Surprises and Disappointments

This year has been a roller coaster for Lions fans. From Calvin Johnson retiring to the Lions' hot streaks, to this last three game stretch. Through it, we've seen some very talented players show back up (Anquan Boldin) while others have failed to appear (Ziggy Ansah). So let's revisi...
Inside the Star Dec 24, 2016

#DALvsDET: What You Need To Know About The Lions

With the departure of future hall of fame wide receiver Calvin Johnson this offseason, nobody expected the Detroit Lions to be anywhere near the top of the NFC North. Somehow, someway they have done it, en route to a 9-5 record. Currently sitting as the number 3 seed in the NFC, the Lions have a Continue reading #DALvsDET: What You Need To Know About The Lions at Inside The Star.         
NumberFire Dec 21, 2016

Retired Calvin Johnson restates that he won't return to NFL

Retired wide receiver Calvin Johnson reiterated he has no plans to return to the NFL. What It Means: "I'm not coming back, man," Johnson said. "Look, man. I got stuff that's going to hurt for the rest of my life. I got a finger that's literally bone-on-bone." Johnson said his ankle still bothers him and he has a pinched nerve in his shoulder. Johnson just wrapped up the Dancing With the Stars season, finishing third, and admitted he's quit lifting weights and plans to just enjoy watching football on Sundays again. At 31, Megatron sounds legitimately happy in retirement. Among...
Rotoworld Dec 21, 2016

Megatron on Tuesday: I'm not coming back, man - Calvin Johnson (WR) Detroit Lions

Retired WR Calvin Johnson reiterated he has no plans to return to the NFL.

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