After playing second fiddle for what seems forever to the Bears and Vikings as a noteworthy divisional opponent for the Packers, the Lions have become a potential sleeping giant in the NFC North.
Roddy White, Andre Johnson, Calvin Johnson are a tough trio to top as Pro Football Weekly ranks the top 20 WRs for the 2011 fantasy football season.
We asked our readers in a web poll, which NFL player has the best nickname? And the winner, by a narrow margin, was Lions WR Calvin "Megatron" Johnson.
The NFL's competition committee will not look at changing the rule that affected Lions WR Calvin Johnson in Week One of the 2010 season.
Most people would look at the 2007 draft and say the Raiders made a mistake drafting JaMarcus Russell over Calvin Johnson. Not Al Davis.
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 14 game against the Lions at Detroit.
The Lions are now on their third quarterback of the 2010 season, but Calvin Johnson has managed to be a constant throughout the QB turmoil.
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll identify one player or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, S Brandon Meriweather is the choice.
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 Thanksgiving Day game between the Patriots and Lions: Lions WRs Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson vs. Patriots CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington
The Lions might be without QB Matthew Stafford for the foreseeable future, but it doesn't look like their fantasy situation will be affected.
Fred Jackson ran for a season-best 133 yards and scored twice in leading the Bills (1-8) to a 14-12 win over the Lions on Sunday. Detroit (2-7) lost its 25th straight road game to break the record the Lions set ...
While all of Lions Nation was excited to see QB Matthew Stafford back on the field Sunday, WR Calvin Johnson might have been the happiest of all.
The Lions made a bold free-agent move during the offseason, signing WR Nate Burleson with the hopes that he would be a perfect counterpoint to Calvin Johnson.
Losing QB Matthew Stafford was a huge blow to the Lions' offense, but there are plenty of other things this unit must work on to get better, including TE Brandon Pettigrew's pass catching.
Each day during the week we'll examine a key matchup leading up to Sunday's Vikings-Lions game.
In his weekly review of the week that was, Tom Danyluk compares the rule that cost Calvin Johnson a touchdown to the "Tuck Rule" that infamously cost the Raiders a divisional-playoff win over the Patriots in January 2001.
The Lions' offense was supposed to take a major step forward this season, thanks in large part to the progression of QB Matthew Stafford. But that all changes now that it appears they won't have their franchise passer for ...
If the call at the end of the Lions-Bears game was correct, then the rule needs to be changed.
The referee of the Bears-Lions game explains the controversial ruling on what appeared to be a last-minute go-ahead touchdown catch by Calvin Johnson.
Jay Cutler had 372 yards passing and threw a late 28-yard touchdown pass to Matt Forte, and the Chicago Bears beat the Detroit Lions 19-14 in the season opener after Calvin Johnson's apparent touchdown catch was ruled an incompletion.