Calvin Johnson will be remembered as one of the best receivers in NFL history. The six-time Pro Bowler racked up 731 catches, 11,619 yards and 83 touchdowns in just nine seasons with the Lions.
He will also be known, albeit on a much smaller scale but still a notable one, for launching one piece of the NFL’s asinine catch rule. In Week 1 of the 2010 season, Johnson appeared to give the Lions a last-minute victory at Chicago by hauling in a 35-yard touchdown catch.
He clearly completed the catch before dropping it as he got up from the Soldier Field turf. NOPE.
As Johnson calls it quits, let’s remember this joke of a play: