Detroit Lions: Looking on in bewilderment as Lions’ wide receiver Calvin Johnson(notes) seemingly caught a game-winning touchdown against the Chicago Bears that eventually was ruled incomplete due to Johnson’s putting the ball on the ground to push himself up after making the catch.
Among the NFL teams attending the workout: the Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Arizona Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears, Houston Texans, Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys, Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings.
“The fact is, everybody in the league knows (whom we’re bringing in),” coach Jim Schwartz said during the NFL meetings last week. “So if everybody in the league knows, it really doesn’t matter. And if it’s interesting for the fans, … then I’m all for it.”
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.