Teams calling Detroit Lions about WR Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson

The Lions seem open to the idea and have told interested teams to reach out to Johnson and gauge his interest.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, two teams have approached the Lions in the last week about trading for the rights to Calvin Johnson. Johnson walked away from a deal that would have paid him almost $16 million in 2016, so he wouldn't come cheap.

He may just be happy to stay retired and continue enjoying his time with the family.

"But at least two teams have been curious enough to inquire within the past week". While this is considered breaking news and the teams haven't been revealed yet, it already has social media buzzing.

Johnson, now 32, retired as the Lions franchise leader in catches, receiving yards, receiving yards in a season, receiving touchdowns in a career and receiving touchdowns in a season. A number of National Football League analysts have stated that they feel the countdown has already begun for Johnson's induction ceremony at #Canton.

There will be fierce debate in the next four years about whether or not former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, who walked away from football before 2017, is a Hall of Fame wideout.

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