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Giants Gab Feb 11, 2016

Former Lions GM Martin Mayhew Joins the Giants as Director of Football Operations

The Giants today announced the hiring of Martin Mayhew as their director of football operations/special projects. Mayhew, the Detroit Lions’ former general manager, will work closely with assistant general manager Kevin Abrams on all aspects of the salary cap, CBA compliance and player contract negotiations. He will also handle special projects as assigned by general […] The post Former Lions GM Martin Mayhew Joins the Giants as Director of Football Operations appeared first on Giants Gab.
Bolts From The Blue Jan 31, 2016

No, the San Diego Chargers can't get Calvin Johnson

The Detroit Lions star WR has reportedly told the team, along with his family and friends, that he plans to retire. This does not mean that the San Diego Chargers can sign or trade for him. When a big-name player, one that is known to San Diego Chargers fans despite not playing on the San Diego Chargers or even in the AFC West, is released by an NFL team, the twitter mentions, direct messages, and e-mails start flooding in. Chargers fans know this guy, he must be great, and so they want the Chargers to go and sign this guy. Today, the news came out that Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson has...
Acme Packing Company Jan 31, 2016

Lions' Calvin Johnson plans to retire, according to reports

The biggest star in Detroit is calling it a career much earlier than many fans expected. About seventeen years ago, a superstar who had just finished his age 30 season and who had spent his entire NFL career with the Detroit Lions informed the team of his intent to retire, shocking the league. Barry Sanders was just two seasons removed from a co-MVP season when he decided to retire shortly before the Lions' 1999 training camp. Apparently, history is repeating itself. According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has chosen to retire from football....
Lions Gab Jan 26, 2016

Calvin Johnson Hasn’t Decided If He Wants to Return for a 10th NFL Season

The agent for Calvin Johnson said today that the Lions receiver still has not decided whether to return for a 10th NFL season, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Johnson confided in several current and former teammates earlier this month that he was contemplating retirement because of the physical toll football has taken […]
Baltimore Beatdown Jan 15, 2016

Jim Caldwell safe for now as the Detroit Lions Head Coach

The former Ravens offensive coordinator was thought to be on the hot seat, but it looks like he will be given more time to turn things around... More news for former Ravens coaches around the league, as Detroit Lions Head Coach Jim Caldwell received a stay and will be back for his 3rd season at the helm. Caldwell joins former Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano, who coaches Caldwell's former team as head coaches who were close to getting fired but managed to hang on for another year. The Lions finished 7-9 this season, although they finished the year an impressive 6-2 and was a hail...

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