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Dan Orlovsky defends Calvin Johnson over candid Lions talk

July 12th, 2017 at 1:03 PM
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Calvin Johnson made some serious waves this week when footage surfaced of him candidly discussing why he chose to retire at such a young age while still among the elite wide receivers in the game. In essence, Johnson said he felt “stuck” with a Detroit Lions organization going nowhere.

“I didn’t see the chance for them to win a Super Bowl at the time, and for the work I was putting in, it wasn’t worth my time to keep on beating my head against the wall and not going anywhere,” Johnson said in part.

The candidness from Johnson not surprisingly created waves. And while many agreed with his sentiments and …

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