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Detroit Lions receiver Calvin 'Megatron' Johnson retires from the NFL at age 30

Detroit Lions receiver Calvin 'Megatron' Johnson retires from the NFL at age 30

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...

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