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Calvin Johnson admits Lions’ losing was factor in retirement decision

July 11th, 2017 at 5:49 PM
Aggregated By Sports Media 101

Calvin Johnson was always one of the NFL’s quieter superstars, but having been retired for over a year, the former wide receiver is opening up on his decision.

Johnson, visiting Italy for Italian Bowl XXXVII last week, told media that the Detroit Lions’ lack of Super Bowl contention was a factor in his decision to retire at age 30.

“I mean, I thought about [changing teams],” Johnson said, via the Detroit News. “Just like in …

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