Lions CB Darius Slay would like ‘top seven’ money

The Detroit Lions and fourth-year cornerback Darius Slay have been in contract negotiations for a couple of months now. No extension has been finalized, but that could change soon. Going into the last year of his rookie contract, the 25-year old is under the impression he should be paid similar to the league’s best. Per Dave Birkett, Detroit … Read more

USA Today ranks Detroit Lions Darius Slay 10th among cornerbacks

With just three seasons under his belt, Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay is already being talked about as one of the better up and coming cornerbacks in the NFL. USA Today’s sports blog For The Win revealed their top ten corners list, and Slay came in at No. 10. The list was based almost solely … Read more

Ex-college teammate of Calvin had ‘small inkling’ that he might be retiring

When the Denver Broncos paid a visit to Ford Field in September, former Georgia Tech teammates Calvin Johnson and Vance Walker were briefly reunited before the game. Walker, a depth lineman on the Broncos defense, embraced the opportunity to catch up with an old friend. Throughout the course of their conversation, Walker says he picked up some vibes from Calvin indicating that retirement … Read more

Watch as Calvin Johnson intercepts an interception [Video]

There is no question about it that Calvin Johnson is one of the greatest wide receivers ever to play the game of football. During Sunday night’s game against the Denver Broncos, Johnson proved that he can play a little bit of defense too. Watch as Johnson steals an interception away from Aqib Talib on a … Read more