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In a statement released in early January, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson said, “Like many players at this stage of their career, I am currently evaluating options for my future.”
Well according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, that Johnson is done evaluating because
ESPN is reporting that Calvin Johnson told the Detroit Lions that he plans to retire.
In fact, according to ESPN, Johnson reportedly told head coach Jim Caldwell that 2015 would be his last season the day after Detroit’s final game.
Schefter said Johnson was planning on 2015 being his last season before the campaign started. Johnson reportedly pointed to injuries and the beating his body has taken as reasons for his retirement.
Johnson, 30, played nine seasons with the Detroit Lions, holding most of the team’s major receiving records. In fact, Johnson, 30, played nine seasons with the Detroit Lions, holding most of the team’s major receiving records. Not to mention, he was a six-time Pro Bowl selection.
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1. A'mare Stoudemire has three kids - A'mare Jr., Assata and Are.
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2. Eddie George has two kids - Eriq and Jaire.
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3. Tiki Barber has two kids - Chason and Atiim.
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4. Grant Hill has two kids - Lael and Myla.
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5. Tyson Gay has one daughter - Trinity.
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6. Tyson Chandler has three kids - Tyson Jr., Sayge and Sascha.
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7. Victor Cruz has one daughter, Kennedy.
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8. Tom Brady has three kids - John, Vivian and Benjamin
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9. Deion Sanders has five kids - Deion Sanders Jr., Shilo, Shedeur, Shelomi, Deiondra
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10. Chris Paul has two kids - Chris Paul II and Carmyn.
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11. Braylon Edwards has two kids.
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12. Adrian Peterson has two kids, Adeja and Tyrese
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13. Daniel 'Boobie' Gibson has one son, Daniel Gibson Jr.
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14. Ray Lewis has six kids, Ralin, Kaitlin, Diaymon, Rayshad, Rashaan, Ray Lewis III
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15. Matt Barnes has two sons - Carter and Isaiah Barnes
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16. Dwyane Wade has two sons - Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade and Zion Malachi Airamis Wade. (Photo: Twitter)
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17. Shannon Brown has two kids Shannon Jr. and Laiyah Brown (Photo: AP)
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18. Jason Taylor has three children - Isaiah, Mason and Zoey. (PR Photos)
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19. Reggie Bush has one daughter named Briseis with fiancee Lilit Avagyan.
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20. LeBron James has three kids LeBron James, Jr., Bryce Maximus James and Zuri James (PR Photos)
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21. Michael Vick has three children - Michael Dwayne, Jada and London. (PR Photos)
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22. Carmelo Anthony has a son with LaLa named Kiyan Carmelo Anthony. (PR Photos)
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23. Dwight Howard has a son named Braylon with former Basketball Wives Star Royce Reed. (PR Photos)
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24. Troy Polamalu has two sons, Paisios and Ephraim. (AP Photo)
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25. Chad Johnson who has five children - Jicyra, Chad Johnson II, Chade, Cha'iel and Kennedy. (PR Photos)
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26. David Beckham has four children - Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper Seven. (PR Photos)
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27. Tiger Woods has two children - Sam Alexis Woods and Charlie Axel Woods. (PR Photos)
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28. Kobe Bryant has two daughters - Natalia Diamante and Gianna Maria-Onore. (PR Photos)
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29. Derrick Rose has one son named Derrick Rose Jr. (Photo: Twitter)
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