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Calvin Johnson

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  • Checkered past, violent act cloud Dorial Green-Beckham's NFL future

    Checkered past, violent act cloud Dorial Green-Beckham's NFL future
    Dorial Green-Beckham came to the NFL scouting combine seeking forgiveness, and a job. The towering Oklahoma wide receiver has a significant criminal rap sheet that might prompt some NFL teams to remove him from consideration or downgrade him on their...
  • Ravens to meet with Michigan WR Devin Funchess, Alabama QB Blake Sims

    Ravens to meet with Michigan WR Devin Funchess, Alabama QB Blake Sims
    Michigan wide receiver Devin Funchess has been compared to NFL stars such as Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson. NFL teams are intrigued by Funchess' size and ability to make contested catches at 6-5, 235 pounds. The Ravens have scheduled a...
  • Wide receiver or tight end? Michigan's Funchess: 'I consider myself a ballplayer'

    Wide receiver or tight end? Michigan's Funchess: 'I consider myself a ballplayer'
    The debate from NFL teams about Michigan standout Devin Funchess hasn't stopped. Determining whether Funchess is a big wide receiver, an athletic tight end -- or perhaps both depending on the offensive scheme -- has become a popular topic in NFL...
  • What's the grade on Kyle Fuller's rookie season?

    What's the grade on Kyle Fuller's rookie season?
    What's the grade on Kyle Fuller's rookie season and his potential going forward? -- @marcheiden I thought Fuller was pretty solid throughout all things considered. He made a splash in Week 2 when he had two interceptions in the victory at San Francisco,...
  • Patriots Season In Review: They Stumbled A Bit Early, But Brady & Co. Are Right On Track

    Patriots Season In Review: They Stumbled A Bit Early, But Brady & Co. Are Right On Track
    Dolphins 33, Patriots 20 The Dolphins erased a 10-point halftime deficit and outscored New England 23-0 in the second half of the season opener at Miami. The Dolphins' Knowshon Moreno rushed for 134 yards and a touchdown. Tom Brady, sacked four times,...
  • Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

    Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings
    Last week in parentheses. 1. Packers 9-3 (2): Mike McCarthy is pushing all the right buttons. 2. Patriots 9-3 (1): Loss at Lambeau snapped seven-game streak and could be exactly what Bill Belichick needs to sharpen focus down stretch. 3. Broncos 9-3...
  • Aaron Rodgers, controversial call lift Packers over Cowboys

    Aaron Rodgers, controversial call lift Packers over Cowboys
    GREEN BAY — Referee Gene Steratore sparked the NFL's latest rules controversy when he clicked on his microphone to explain the call that helped decide Sunday's playoff thriller between the Packers and Cowboys. And during the postseason, in...
  • Without Charles Tillman to battle, Calvin Johnson dominates Bears

    Without Charles Tillman to battle, Calvin Johnson dominates Bears
    DETROIT — Calvin Johnson and Charles Tillman had many epic battles over the past seven years. Tillman, the aggressive 6-foot-2, 198-pound Bears cornerback would shadow, nudge, bump and generally climb into the personal space of the Lions' 6-5,...
  • Huddle up: Lions' Calvin Johnson could pose big problem for Bears defense

    Huddle up: Lions' Calvin Johnson could pose big problem for Bears defense
    The Bears' season reaches a pivot point on Thanksgiving against the Lions. At 5-6, they need to beat an NFC North opponent to keep any realistic postseason hope alive. A loss would all but mathematically eliminate them from playoff contention, and it also...
  • Bears stories to watch vs. Lions

    The Chicago Bears (5-6) have kept their season alive with back-to-back wins over sub-.500 teams. Now they face a tougher test, traveling to face the Detroit Lions (7-4) on Thanksgiving Day. A win would validate a potential turnaround. A loss would all but...
  • Bears focus on fixing offensive mistakes before visiting Lions

    Bears focus on fixing offensive mistakes before visiting Lions
    The Bears' second straight home victory kept their season alive Sunday. As it turns out, though, that medicine doesn't have a pleasant aftertaste. Back-to-back wins over the Vikings and Buccaneers improved their record to 5-6 but did not alleviate...