Lions receiver Calvin Johnson can ring in the New Year with a nice gift to himself today in Green Bay.
According to an ESPN report, Johnson can earn a $4.5 million bonus on top of his $8.875 million base salary if he reaches five benchmarks.
To earn the bonus, Johnson needs to have 12 touchdowns (check), be voted to the Pro Bowl (check), play 80-percent of the team’s offensive snaps (check) and lead the NFC in touchdowns and receiving yards.
Johnson is leading the NFC in touchdowns. His 15 leads the Packers’ Jordy Nelson by three
He is leading the NFC in receiving yards. His 1,437 yards leads the Giants Victor Cruz by 79 yards.
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