1. Dark-Horse Candidates Who Could Emerge in 2014 NFL MVP Race

    Is it ever too early to talk NFL MVP? Well, as NFL.com is already discussing 2015 NFL draft locations , I'm going to go ahead and say no...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about 1 month ago 31,052 reads 101 comments

  2. What to Expect from the New-Look 2014 Detroit Lions Offense

    New coach. New system. New weapons. Those are just a few things that describe the Detroit Lions offense next season...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 2 months ago 13,973 reads 39 comments

  3. Fantasy Football 2014: Biggest Fantasy Winners and Losers, Post-Draft

    With the 2014 NFL draft now in the rearview mirror, we can assess how all 256 picks most significantly impact the upcoming fantasy football season...

    James Paradis Written by James Paradis about 2 months ago 19,522 reads 12 comments

  4. Calvin Johnson: Recapping Johnson's Week 17 Fantasy Performance

    Johnson sat out Sunday's game at Minnesota due to a knee injury. After the contest, coach Jim Schwartz confirmed that Johnson will need surgery on his ailing leg...

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  5. Calvin Johnson: Week 17 Fantasy Outlook

    Rumors are beginning to swirl that Johnson has been playing since Week 5 with a partially torn PCL. While there has been no confirmation, Johnson's availability for the season finale at Minnesota is questionable at best...

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  6. Grading Every Lions Starter's 2013 Regular Season

    The Detroit Lions ' 2013 season is in the books, mercifully capped by a 14-13 loss in Minnesota . What was once so promising faded to another year of bitter disappointment and frustration...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 7 months ago 10,630 reads 40 comments

  7. Lions vs. Vikings Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Final: Vikings 14, Lions 13 The final game in the Metrodome turned into the Cordarrelle Patterson show. The rookie wide receiver scored both touchdowns for the Minnesota Vikings as they beat the Detroit Lions, 14-13...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 7 months ago 4,466 reads 12 comments

  8. The Golden Age of NFL Wide Receivers

    The NFL was once a league where teams went as far as their running backs could carry them. Over the last few years, quarterbacks have dominated the game...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 7 months ago 39,530 reads 138 comments

  9. Calvin Johnson: Recapping Johnson's Week 16 Fantasy Performance

    Johnson caught just three passes for 43 yards Sunday against the Giants. He drew just four targets as he was clearly hobbled by a knee injury...

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  10. Calvin Johnson Injury: Updates on Lions WR's Knee and Return

    Updats from Wednesday, Jan. 15 Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com reports Calvin Johnson has undergone knee surgery and finger surgery this offseason: Mayhew said Calvin ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 7 months ago 39,963 reads 60 comments

  11. Calvin Johnson: Week 16 Fantasy Outlook

    Johnson will look to bounce back from a drop filled contest last Monday night against the Ravens. He's been held under 100 yards in consecutive weeks, and also hasn't scored in that span...

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  12. Calvin Johnson: Recapping Johnson's Week 15 Fantasy Performance

    Johnson caught six passes for 98 yards. He was targeted a team-high 14 times. Johnson's numbers are solid, but he dropped at least three very catchable passes that would have made his evening more Megatron-like...

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  13. 2013 NFL MVP Race: Ranking the Top 5 Candidates

    It's that time of year again. The race for the 2013 NFL MVP is starting to heat up, especially in light of Jamaal Charles ' record-breaking performance against the Oakland Raiders...

    Jasper Scherer Written by Jasper Scherer about 7 months ago 8,181 reads 35 comments

  14. Ravens Safety Matt Elam Calls Calvin Johnson 'Old' During Interview

    UPDATE: Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 1:25 ET Calvin Johnson has responded to Matt Elam's comments. It doesn't sound like Megatron is too concerned with Elam...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 7 months ago 71,493 reads 242 comments

  15. Calvin Johnson: Week 15 Fantasy Outlook

    Johnson is coming off of one of his quietest games of his career, let alone the season. With just three catches in Week 14, Johnson will look to rebound against a 14th ranked Baltimore Ravens pass defense on Monday night...

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  16. Calvin Johnson: Recapping Johnson's Week 14 Fantasy Performance

    Johnson caught three passes for 49 yards Sunday at Philadelphia. He saw just five targets. Johnson owners can blame the snow, and Matthew Stafford's inability to play through it for Megatron's down day...

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  17. NFL MVP 2013: The Key Stat For Top Candidates

    Peyton Manning is trying to run away with the MVP race this season. On Sunday, he thrashed the Tennessee Titans with a 397-yard, four-touchdown performance in a 51-28 rout. The Denver Broncos are 11-2 and seemingly in control of the AFC...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 8 months ago 2,497 reads 2 comments

  18. Eagles vs. Lions: Live Game Grades and Analysis for Philadelphia

    The Eagles overcame a 14-0 deficit and a pair of return touchdowns by Jeremy Ross to score 28 points in the fourth quarter, courtesy of a dominant ground game. LeSean McCoy broke the franchise record by rushing for 217 yards...

    Bryn Swartz Written by Bryn Swartz about 8 months ago 11,570 reads 66 comments

  19. Detroit Lions vs. Philadelphia Eagles: An Eagles' Eye View of the Game

    This week's guest to help break down the Lions and Eagles is Mike Kaye. He wears many hats, including as the editor and feature writer for Bleeding Green Nation . Mike also covers the NFL at large for SB Nation as a news-desk contributor...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 8 months ago 2,431 reads 21 comments

  20. Calvin Johnson: Week 14 Fantasy Outlook

    Johnson has already amassed 1,299 yards and 12 touchdowns through 11 games, and faces an Eagles defense which has been shredded through the air this season. Philadelphia allows 296...

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  21. How the Philadelphia Eagles Secondary Can Slow Down Megatron in Week 14

    The Philadelphia Eagles can’t stop Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson this Sunday. There isn’t a more dominant weapon in an NFL offense today, or player at any position for that matter—quite possibly in any sport...

    Andrew Kulp Written by Andrew Kulp about 8 months ago 9,383 reads 57 comments

  22. Calvin Johnson: Recapping Johnson's Week 13 Fantasy Performance

    Johnson caught six passes for 101 yards and a touchdown Thursday against Green Bay. He was targeted a team-high 10 times. A pretty standard day for Megatron on Thanksgiving...

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  23. Analyzing Matchups in the Green Bay Packers' Week 13 Game with the Detroit Lions

    While many cold, wintery NFL Week 13 games will be decided in the trenches where one team's linemen will impose their will on the other team's, it should be a slightly different ...

    Eric Balkman Written by Eric Balkman about 8 months ago 1,596 reads 3 comments

  24. Calvin Johnson: Week 13 Fantasy Outlook

    Johnson has yet to practice in advance of a Thursday afternoon tilt against Green Bay while resting his nagging knee. He is in no danger of missing the contest however, and will seek his fifth game with at least 115 yards in his last six outings...

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  25. Calvin Johnson: Recapping Johnson's Week 12 Fantasy Performance

    Johnson caught seven passes for 115 yards Sunday at Tampa Bay. He failed to score, but was targeted 14 times. Johnson has topped 100 yards in four of his last five games, but Sundy was the first time he failed to score in that stretch...

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