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MUST SEE: Detroit Lions post ‘Happy Birthday’ highlight video for Calvin Johnson

Nov 26, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) celebrates his touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles during the third quarter of a NFL game on Thanksgiving at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

It seems like the Detroit Lions and Calvin Johnson have actually begun to mend fences.

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First, it was revealed that Johnson was back at Ford Field for the Lions Week 1 matchup against the New York Jets and now the Lions have tweeted out a highlight video in honor of Calvin’s 33rd birthday.

Check it out.

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Detroit Lions’ Golden Tate reveals hidden ‘secret’

Ever since Golden Tate joined the Detroit Lions in 2014, the team has been missing something big.

As we know, the passing game has been solid for some time now and since Tate came along, the Lions have ranked 12th in the league or higher in each of those seasons. That’s not too bad considering the Lions rushing attack has ranked no higher than 28th during that time.

Near the end of the 2017 season, a season in which the Lions went 9-7 and missed the playoffs, Tate made a statement that caught everyone’s attention. He claimed the Lions were just one piece away from contending for championships, but he was not willing to give away his secret.

To read the rest of the article, please click on the link below.

https://detroitsportsnation.com/detroit-lions-news/ddrysdale/detroit-lions-golden-tate-reveals-secret-he/09-2018/196539/

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Top 3 reasons the Detroit Lions will beat the Dallas Cowboys

Following their [insert adjective of choice here] win over the New England Patriots last week, the Detroit Lions look to continue building momentum with a win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.  Here are the top three reasons Detroit will be more than Dallas can handle. 

1.  The Matt’s are in sync. 

The lackluster, distracted Detroit Lions of weeks one and two disappeared on Sunday night.  Was the spark provided by LeGarrette Blount’s shove in defense of Matt Stafford at the end of the San Francisco loss?  Did it come just by facing Head Coach Patricia’s former team and perennial powerhouse New England Patriots?  Or was it perhaps, a realization that things simply had to change?  In the end, what truly spurred the Lions resurgence doesn’t matter.

To read the rest of the article, please click on the link below.

https://detroitsportsnation.com/detroit-lions-news/adam-williams/top-3-reasons-detroit-lions-will-beat-dallas-cowboys/09-2018/196466/

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