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Grand Rapids Press Feb 22, 2015

Detroit Lions' Martin Mayhew brushes off concern about Calvin Johnson's 2016 cap hit

The Detroit Lions will face certain cap realities if they re-sign Ndamukong Suh. One is the soaring costs of Calvin Johnson.
Field Gulls Feb 22, 2015

NFL Combine Results Recap, Day 4: WR, RB, QB

The featured day of the combine is now over. How'd they do? It's always fun to watch the linemen run the 40, but the best TV day of the Combine is always Saturday, when the offensive skill players go through the typical battery of athletic tests. Saturday is when Calvin Johnson ran the 4.3 in someone else's shoes, when Chris Johnson blazed a 4.24, and when Chris Conley took over the world won the Combine. You can see all scores at Mike Loyko's excellent google doc, where QB, WR, and RB times are fully updated. The OL and TE groups tested yesterday, and defensive players will participate on...
Pride Of Detroit Feb 21, 2015

Lions notes: Calvin Johnson's contract, Terry Heffernan, more

Lions notes looks at Calvin Johnson's contract, Terry Heffernan's new coaching role and much more. If the Detroit Lions need cap space to franchise Ndamukong Suh, it turns out that they really just need to restructure Calvin Johnson's contract. According to National Football Post, restructuring Johnson's deal would free up $9.3 million in cap space and put the Lions around $26.3 million below the salary cap. With one other minor move, the Lions would have enough room to franchise Suh, although they would have to make additional moves to do anything else.Johnson's cap hit in 2016, by the...
Detroit Lions GM not concerned about Calvin Johnson's injuries

Detroit Lions GM not concerned about Calvin Johnson's injuries

INDIANAPOLIS — Calvin Johnson is not going anywhere soon. Just because he’s 29, it sounds like the Lions have no plans to move on from the wide receiver any time soon. “Calvin’s a stud. Calvin’s a great player, he’s a phenomenal player. He has a very bright future, a very bright past. I plan on him being around for a long time. He’s a heck of a player,’’ general manager Martin Mayhew told Lions beat writers on Friday. Johnson missed three games in 2014 with an ankle injury. He finished with 71 catches for 1,077 yards and eight touchdowns. “Like I said before,...

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