10 Greatest nicknames in Detroit sports history

Detroit has been blessed with a rich history of great players in all sports. Even better, some of the best nicknames in sports have come from this area. I put together a list of my top 10 favorites with a few honorable mentions. There were so many to choose from, so it was difficult to … Read more

Richard Sherman says Calvin Johnson is ‘the best’ he ever played against

When it comes to the greatest wide receivers in NFL history, the list is not legit unless it includes former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer, Calvin Johnson. But don’t take it from us, take it from former NFL All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman. During a recent episode of his eponymous podcast on PFF, Sherman gave Johnson some … Read more

Ex-Detroit Lions executive says team once kicked Jamarcus Russell out of building

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With the No. 2 overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected WR Calvin Johnson out of Georgia Tech and the rest is history. As we know, Johnson went on to become one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history and he was recently inducted into the Pro Football Hall of … Read more

8 Greatest players in Detroit Lions history

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If you are a fan of the Detroit Lions, you are well aware of the fact that the team has never been to a Super Bowl. Heck, they only have one playoff win in the Super Bowl era. Even though they may be one of the least successful franchises in NFL history, the Lions have had … Read more

Top 8 Detroit Lions draft picks of all time

It is time to find out which players are the greatest Detroit Lions draft picks of all time. As you read through this list, please remember that the list is based on the best draft picks of all-time, not necessarily the top players. For example, if Player A and Player B were completely equal as … Read more

Top 5 Offensive players in Detroit Lions history

The Detroit Lions have had a long-running history of prolific offensive players. When the Lions do have a great offense, it is a very beautiful sight to see. Many who grace this list were not lucky enough to win a championship. However, that doesn’t take away from their individual accomplishments. Here are the top 5 … Read more

Calvin Johnson says if Matthew Stafford wins Super Bowl it will be part his too

In his first season with the Los Angeles Rams, Matthew Stafford is going to the Super Bowl. On Friday, Calvin Johnson, who was Stafford’s former teammate with the Detroi Lions, spoke to Rich Eisen and he said that he is rooting for his friend to win the Super Bowl. When Calvin was asked if he … Read more

Dave Birkett crushes Detroit Lions fans’ dreams with tweet about Calvin Johnson

UPDATE: According to Dave (the dream crusher) Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Calvin Johnson was not at Ford Field because he and the Detroit Lions have mended fences. For the many who asked, Calvin Johnson's social media posts yesterday did not mean the Lions have patched things up with the Hall of Fame WR. … Read more

Detroit Lions rookie WR Amon-Ra St. Brown does something Calvin Johnson never did

Don’t look now but rookie WR Amon-Ra St. Brown is developing into quite the player for the Detroit Lions. In fact, on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, St. Brown became the first Lions rookie to produce 70+ receiving yards in 4-straight games since the merger. Even the great Calvin Johnson never accomplished this! [email protected] rookie … Read more