Monday, October 3
Calvin Johnson makes history -- and a fool of Cowboys' Rob Ryan
Calvin Johnson would be the third best wide receiver on the team if he played for Dallas? Wonder whether Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan wants to take back that comment he made last week, after the fourth quarter of the Dallas' 34-30 loss to Johnson's Detroit Lions on Sunday. Johnson caught a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown passes from quarterback Matthew Stafford to help spark the Lions to their second straight dramatic comeback victory. He joined Cris Carter as the only players in NFL history with two touchdown catches in four straight games -- and is the only player to do it in the first four games of a season. The Lions trailed 27-3 early in the third quarter and 30-17 going into the fourth. Johnson reached over three defenders for a 23-yard touchdown at the 13:37 mark to trim the deficit to 30-24 and made the game-winning catch from two yards out -- against tight coverage with 12 Cowboys defenders on the field -- with 1:39 remaining. Read More Calvin Johnson...
Posted by Admin at Monday, October 03, 2011