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Calvin Johnson signs huge extension

Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson could be seeing

Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson could be seeing lots of Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis on Sunday. (Oct. 17, 2010) (Credit: MCT)

Megatron is now Megarich. 

The Lions' star receiver has agreed to a seven-year contract extension worth more than $130 million. The news was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter, and the Lions announced on their website that the deal is a seven-year extension worth close to $130 million

The contract has a whopping $60 million guarantee, and it is now considered the richest contract ever signed by an NFL player. 

Johnson is 26 and coming off a spectacular season in which he caught 96 passes for 1,681 yards and 16 touchdowns. 

Tags: Calvin Johnson , Lions , contract

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