Megatron retiring

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Avery, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    http://mweb.cbssports.com/nfl/eye-o...eport-calvin-johnson-tells-lions-hes-retiring

    "Like many players at this stage of their career, I am currently evaluating options for my future," Johnson said in a statement earlier in January. "I would expect to have a decision regarding this matter in the not-too-distant future."

    According to Schefter, Lions coach Jim Caldwell told him to take his time and not "rush" his decision.

    After a few weeks of thinking it over (or pretending to think it over?) Johnson has apparently made a final call.

    Johnson, per Schefter, told Stephen Tulloch and Matthew Stafford about the decision during the year but didn't relay it to the organization until afterwards.

    The 30-year-old (he would be 31 when the 2016 NFL season begins) is 43rd all time in catches, 27th all time in receiving yards and 22nd all time in touchdown catches.
     
  2. PullMyFinger

    PullMyFinger Hors d'oeuvre Addict 2010 OG VIP

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    He's no Jerry Rice.
     
  3. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Grandiosa supreme deep dish Gold

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    Who?
     
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  4. PullMyFinger

    PullMyFinger Hors d'oeuvre Addict 2010 OG VIP

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    Autobot. Killed Decepticons. Saved Earth.
     
  5. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

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    I saw one of those sports science things and they said with his measurements he could realistically catch any ball thrown in to an area the size of a two car garage.
     
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    DarkFriday Grandiosa supreme deep dish Gold

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    Then he has earned his retirement pension.
    TY robot guy.
     
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    DarkFriday Grandiosa supreme deep dish Gold

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    They all cheat with those gloves now anyway.
     
  8. Stevie

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    Wasted career playing in Detroit. All that talent wasted on a loser team.
     
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    DarkFriday Grandiosa supreme deep dish Gold

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    :console:
     
  10. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    It's not like he has a prayer of ever sniffing even a playoff game.
     
  11. yosemite sam

    yosemite sam Camel Jockey

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    Starscream rekt megatron
     
  12. LonghornJ

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  13. Stevie

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    I can say the same thing to you for the Chargers staying put.
     
  14. LonghornJ

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    I thought the Lions were one of Stevie's most favorite teams??
     
  15. Mojopin

    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock

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    Smart guy. Getting out while he's still young and his brain hasn't turned into scrambled eggs.
     
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    45 inch vertical & 12.5ft reach:eek: ...I would love to see him in the NBA
     
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    Now we will all be introduced to the real Matthew Stafford
     
  18. GLguygardner

    GLguygardner I can afford $5 you bastards!!! 2010 OG VIP

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    Just tagged him in the Stern forum
     
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    GLguygardner I can afford $5 you bastards!!! 2010 OG VIP

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    First Barry now this?
     
  20. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

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    Never won shit. Numbers guy. Always hurt.