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Calvin Johnson Madden 2013 cover revealed

Posted by Chrissie Wywrot on May 8, 2012 – 4:53 pm

The day before the NFL Draft, Calvin Johnson was announced the winner of the 2013 Madden Cover vote.

Today, less than two weeks later, the cover has been revealed by EA Sports.

The cover features a photo from the photo shoot done immediately following the unveiling. Johnson has his hands out, ready to catch a pass, with key landmarks from the City of Detroit (Ford Field, the Renaissance Center) in the background.

What do you think, Lions fans?


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Lions host free agent S Chris Crocker

Posted by ttwentyman on May 8, 2012 – 4:01 pm

The Lions hosted free agent safety Chris Crocker for a visit on Tuesday.

Crocker, 32, is a 10-year veteran, who spent the last four seasons with the Bengals. He started all 16 games for the Bengals last season with 61 tackles, 3.5 sacks and five passes defended.

Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reported that Crocker is scheduled to visit the Cardinals on Wednesday.

For his career, Crocker has 476 tackles and 10 interceptions.


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