Tags » Barry Sanders

Some Of NFL's Biggest Stars Never Played In Super Bowl

DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Sports Writer

Some of the NFL’s biggest all-time stars have a gaping hole on their playing resumes.

Sure, they’ve got Pro Bowl selections, All-Pro honors and even bronze busts in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. 614 more words


Playing for lame Lions takes its toll on Johnson

As he walks away from the National Football League, the lasting, most fitting memory of Calvin Johnson won’t be a dramatic game-winning touchdown catch.

On second thought, yes it will be. 691 more words


The top 5 NFL players who retired in their prime

Detroit Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson reportedly plans to retire this offseason. At 30 years old, “Megatron” is in the prime of his career, but the wear-and-tear on his body may be just too much for him to handle. 561 more words


Lions not to blame in Johnson's retirement decision

For the Lions fan, it’s their football version of the Kennedy assassination.

The Lions fan knows where he or she was, and what they were doing, when the news hit that Barry Sanders, the great, jitterbug running back, had abruptly retired from the NFL. 941 more words


Calvin Johnson is Not a Lock for the Hall of Fame if He Retires Now

Calvin Johnson may retire, after nine NFL seasons. That decision is being compared to another Lions great, Barry Sanders, who walked away from the game in his prime. 721 more words


Hall Of Fame Debate: Calvin "Megatron" Johnson

Calvin Johnson has been a nightmare for any one to matchup against during his career. His speed, athleticism, wingspan, hands, and agility separated him from the rest. 256 more words