Calvin Johnson is walking away from the NFL after nine record-setting seasons with the Detroit Lions.
The star wide receiver known as Megatron announced his retirement Tuesday morning through a statement released by the Lions. He also filed his retirement papers with the league.
"After much prayer, thought and discussion with loved ones, I have made the difficult decision to retire from the Lions and pro football. I have played my last game of football," Johnson stated.
"Let me assure you that this was not an easy or hasty decision. As I stated, I, along with those closest to me, have put a lot of time, deliberation and...