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Sports WebXtra: Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson retires from NFL

Calvin Johnson retires after nine seasons. Calvin Johnson retires after nine seasons.
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

On Monday, legendary quarterback Peyton Manning called it career and on Tuesday it was Calvin Johnson's turn to retire. The Lions wide receiver walks away from the NFL after nine seasons. Johnson has dealt with knee, ankle, and finger injuries the past four seasons.

Known as Megatron, Johnson holds 15 NFL records, including the most receiving yards in a season in 2012 when he had 1,964. The number two overall pick in the 2007 draft is the Lions all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns.

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