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  1. Sifting through Detroit's roster

    Kevin Seifert

    Getty Images Quarterback Matthew Stafford, receiver Calvin Johnson and running back Kevin Smith are players the Lions can build around. Detroit cornerback Phillip Buchanon lingered a bit longer than usual in the Lions' locker room at halftime Su...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  2. Chat alert

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Fed up with Chicago? Ready to clean house in Green Bay? Wondering when the Matthew Stafford-Calvin Johnson duo is going to connect? Come vent with (or maybe on) me during our weekly chat over at SportsNation. ...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  3. Mort: Calvin Johnson to play

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert CHICAGO -- Now that I'm set up in the Soldier Field press box, I want to pass along some news from ESPN's Chris Mortensen: Barring a setback during pregame warm-ups, Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson (knee) will re...

    Blog | November 08, 2009
  4. Dangerous Player: Percy Harvin, Vikings WR

    Kevin Seifert

    » NFC: D. Jackson (PHI) | S. Jackson (STL) | P. Harvin (MIN) | D. Williams (CAR) » AFC: R. Brown (MIA) | D. Sproles (SD) | J. Cribbs (CLE) | C. Johnson (TEN) Posted by's Kevin Seifert A look at the players opposing teams hate to see wit...

    Blog | November 04, 2009
  5. Wrap-up: Packers 26, Lions 0

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert I think we get special dispensation in attaching meaning to Green Bay's shutout of Detroit. The Lions were without two of their best offensive players this season, quarterback Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson,...

    Blog | October 18, 2009
  6. NFC North Monday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Catching up on injury news around the NFC North: Detroit Lions: Receiver Calvin Johnson's right knee injury does not appear serious, coach Jim Schwartz told reporters Monday. "I wouldn't label his significant ...

    Blog | October 12, 2009
  7. Lions' B. Johnson on the field -- but taking it slow

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Detroit's depleted receiving corps got a bit of good news Wednesday when Bryant Johnson was activated off the non-football injury (NFI) list. But it could be some time before Johnson is ready to participate ...

    Blog | August 12, 2009
  8. Black and Blue all over: The perils of golf carts

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Here's one you won't read every day: Detroit receiver Bryant Johnson ended up on the non-football injury list because of ... a golf cart accident. As Tom Kowalski of writes, residents of Johnso...

    Blog | August 02, 2009
  9. Jackson, B. Johnson land on NFI in Detroit

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert As we await an evening practice in Minnesota, here's an uh-oh moment from Detroit: The Lions placed nose tackle Grady Jackson and receiver Bryant Johnson on the non-football injury (NFL). Neither will be ava...

    Blog | August 01, 2009
  10. NFC North at night

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Some quick hitters on a Wednesday evening: Detroit is considering every avenue to improve its receiving corps. The Lions signed Bryant Johnson early in free agency and on Monday claimed Will Franklin off waivers...

    Blog | April 15, 2009
  11. Succession plan becomes reality in Minnesota

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Darren Sharper's days in Minnesota have been numbered for some time, dating back to when the Vikings traded up in the second round of last year's draft to select Arkansas State safety Tyrell Johnson. You...

    Blog | March 18, 2009
  12. Sharper still out

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert MINNEAPOLIS -- Rookie Tyrell Johnson is playing strong safety as the second half opens at the Metrodome, while veteran Darren Sharper remains on the sideline. Sharper injured his right ankle during the second quarte...

    Blog | January 04, 2009
  13. Sharper injured

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota safety Darren Sharper is having his right ankle looked at after leaving the game twice in a three-play span. Sharper's been replaced by rookie Tyrell Johnson, who was a part-time starter ear...

    Blog | January 04, 2009
  14. Detroit Lions: Three answers, one question

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert After the Lions' 38-20 loss to Tampa Bay, here are three (mostly) indisputable facts I feel relatively sure about: 1. Receiver Calvin Johnson came up with two more "oh-my-gosh" catches, including a 15-yard touchdow...

    Blog | November 24, 2008
  15. Have at it: Throw C.J. the ball

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert We got our fair share of mock and ridicule for this week's "Have at it" question, where we asked readers for suggestions on how to best utilize Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson amid maximum attention from opposing de...

    Blog | October 24, 2008
  16. Dallas: A better situation for Brad Johnson

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert It's been nearly two years since we saw Brad Johnson start an NFL game. On the occasion of his ascendance to fill-in starter for the Dallas Cowboys, it's worth noting the last team he started for: The 2006 Minnesota...

    Blog | October 13, 2008