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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has been killed with kindness by 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio this week.

Fangio apparently learned not to rile up Johnson by observing how the strategy backfired on Rob Ryan, his counterpart with the Dallas Cowboys.


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Make no mistake: The Detroit Lions gave their city a first-in-a-generation scene Monday night.

The Detroit Lions are determined to let the good times roll in the Motor City.

The Lions (5-0) are off to their best start since 1956, the year before they won the NFL title, and they’re coming off quite a coming-out party.

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Topics: Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, San Francisco 49ers

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