Calvin Johnson

Jim Schwartz. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lions Simply Can’t Win On Road Vs. Divisional Opponents

Talk about an inferiority complex.

670 The Score–11/07/2013

Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates his second-quarter touchdown catch against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on September 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Lions 40, Bears 32

After three efficient performances, quarterback Jay Cutler took a step back in the Bears first loss of the 2013 season.

670 The Score–09/29/2013

Matt Forte. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Cutler Shaky, Bears Fall To Lions 40-32

Reggie Bush’s 37-yard touchdown run helped Detroit score 27 points in the second quarter and he accounted for 173 yards of offense to help the Lions beat the Chicago Bears 40-32 on Sunday.


Calvin Johnson catches a pass against Charles Tillman. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: To Slow Down Johnson, Shut Down Lions’ Slot Receivers

The Lions found out last year what happened when they were unable to present a balanced offense.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2013

Charles Tillman tackles Calvin Johnson.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Tillman’s Status In Doubt Against Megatron

Charles Tillman is officially considered day-to-day with a groin injury, casting some doubt about whether or not he’ll play against the Lions Sunday.

670 The Score–09/25/2013

Calvin Johnson.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Detroit Lions

It’s hard to understand why the Lions haven’t made finding a second receiver a bigger priority.

670 The Score–09/25/2013

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Fantasy Vs. Reality: NFL Player Impact Doesn’t Always Line Up

Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”


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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Wide Receivers To Draft

Here’s what you need to know about the wide receiver position this year: It’s deep. Here’s our top 12.


Calvin Johnson.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Calvin Johnson Confirms He Had Injured Fingers During Record Season

Calvin Johnson is downplaying whatever was wrong with his fingers last year.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2013

Robert Griffin III (Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NFC All-Pro Selections – Offense

The NFC’s all-pro offense features Packers QB Aaron Rodgers handing the ball to AP and tossing it to Megatron. Who else?


Matt Forte scores a touchdown in the second quarter. (Credit: Getty)

Bears Beat Lions 26-24

Cutler threw for 257 yards and a touchdown and helped seal the game with a late scramble, as the Bears won 26-24 against the Lions on Sunday.


Matthew Stafford. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Keys To The Game: Bears At Lions

Here are Jeff Joniak’s “Keys to the Game” for the Bears as they head to Detroit for a key divisional matchup.

WBBM Newsradio–12/28/2012

Calvin Johnson.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Silverman: Megatron Simply Cannot Be Stopped

It’s hard not to marvel at Calvin “Megatron” Johnson of the Detroit Lions.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2012

Owen Daniels #81 of the Houston Texans celebrates a second quarter touchdown with Arian Foster #23 while playing the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Texans Top Lions 34-31 In OT After Coach’s Mistake

Jim Schwartz threw a challenge flag when he didn’t need to and the Houston Texans made him regret it.


Charles Tillman

Tillman Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Month

The NFL announced today Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for October after helping lead the Bears to a 4-0 record.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2012

Charles Tillman

Joniak’s Journal: Tillman Is ‘The King Of Thieves’

It’s telling that before being named NFC defensive player of the week in consecutive games for his performance against Jacksonville and Detroit, Charles Tillman had not been recognized for his work since 2005.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2012

Charles Tillman

Bears’ Tillman Earns Defensive Player Of Week Honor

For the second time in three weeks, Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has earned Defensive Player of the Week honors.

670 The Score–10/24/2012

Charles Tillman

Photo: Tillman Locks Up Megatron

The picture below pretty much sums up Tillman’s coverage of the league’s highest-paid receiver.

670 The Score–10/23/2012

Brandon Marshall. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Marshall On MNF Hype: ‘I Love Some Attention’

With Monday Night Football, comes extra attention from the entire country. In Brandon Marshall’s case, he loves it.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2012

Calvin Johnson. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Detroit Lions

Coming off their first postseason appearance in 12 years, expectations are high in Detroit, but are they justified? That’s debatable.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2012