Teams, Players, Fans Post Tributes As Calvin Johnson Retires From The NFL

By @GeorgeJFox

Lions fans and football fans in general are reminiscing on the career of one of the sports greatest wide receivers Tuesday.

His impact was felt across the league and in the memories of Detroiters. The team and others are basking in the nostalgia of Calvin Johnson’s dominant play for the Detroit Lions over nine seasons through photo and video tributes online.

Related: 97.1 The Ticket’s Calvin Johnson Photo Tribute

Here are some of the best Calvin Johnson tributes shared around the web as he announces his retirement.

Watch Megatron age like a fine wine with headshots through the years.

The Lions hand-selected collection of Calvin’s best catches.

Hearing boos from Chicago Bears fans at Soldier Field is music to any Lions fan’s ears as Johnson is wired for sound during his final game in the NFL.

Re-live key moments from Johnson’s career from his draft, to breaking Jerry Rice’s record for most receiving yards in a season and more.

As the Lions Tweeted, let me echo the sentiment … Megathanks.

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