DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions scores a second quarter touchdown in front of Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving Roundup

The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.


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Calvin Johnson On His Hasboro ‘Megatron’ Toy: “Never Thought That Would Happen”

“Wow, I’m in a locker room with a guy who has his own shoes.”

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2013


Nike Releases The Calvin Johnson Collection Inspired By Megatron

Earlier this year Nike unveiled their first version of the Calvin Johnson shoe called the CJ81.

97.1 The Ticket–11/19/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 29: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions shakes hands with Julius Peppers #90 of the Chicago Bears after the Lions defeated the Bears 40-32 at Ford Field on September 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

When Will Megatron Be Considered Better Than Barry?

For some the quick reflex answer is ‘never’ and for others it’s as easy just not quitting on the team.

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2013

LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 20: Quarterback Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears is injured on a play against the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Banged Up Lions Defense Prepares For Bears

While the injury focus for Detroit’s game against Chicago will be focused on the Bears’ quarterback situation, the Lions have a few injury issues of their own on defense.


Calvin Johnson (329 yards) came within eight yards of breaking Flipper Anderson’s 1989 single-game record. Detroit’s offense might have the highest ceiling in the NFC.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Starting To Finally Become A Team Worthy Of Calvin Johnson

To be sure, Calvin Johnson is any NFL team’s dream come true.

97.1 The Ticket–11/07/2013


Sports Verdict: Who’s Second Best Behind Calvin Johnson? Dez Bryant Vs. A.J. Green

Calvin Johnson and his stat lines have locked down best receiver with a level of dominance perhaps never before seen at that position. With Megatron sitting atop the podium, who currently owns the title of second most dangerous receiver in the NFL: Dez Bryant or A.J. Green?


DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 20: Punter Kevin Huber #10 holds for kicker Mike Nugent #2 of the Cincinnati Bengals as Nugent kicks the game winning field goal in the final seconds of the second half against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bengals defeated the Lions 27-24. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions Fall To Bengals On Last-Second Field Goal

The Lions played the Bengals close on Sunday. However, a couple of special teams miscues ended up leading the Lions to a loss.


LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Football player Reggie Bush arrives at the 25th Anniversary Of Cedars-Sinai Sports Spectacular held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on May 23, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Cedars-Sinai)

Nate Burleson Talks ‘Rodeo’ Reggie Bush’s Style, Megatron’s Gear, Scheffler’s Hair

“Reggie was right in front of me, he was four, I was five, I kind of took that personally,” he said. “Before he got here, I had a little animosity about that list.”

CBS Detroit–09/04/2013

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Poll: Who’s More Valuable: Megatron To Lions Or Miggy To Tigers?

Who’s more valuable: Megatron to Lions or Miggy to Tigers?

97.1 The Ticket–08/21/2013