Calvin Johnson on favorite WR: 'Hard to pass up Julio Jones'

Calvin Johnson knows a thing or three about being the NFL’s best, so when he offers his opinion on the current state of affairs around the league we listen. Megatron was recently asked which receiver is currently his favorite, and he pointed to Atlanta Falcons star Julio Jones.Johnson was in Italy when he gave a press conference for the Italian Bowl. We recently covered some pretty eye-opening things he said about why he really retired.Now it’s time to turn to the matter at hand. He was asked who his favorite receiver is right now, which you can see around the 4:40 mark of this YouTube video. “Favorite wide receiver … oh that’s tough” said Johnson. “I have a friend in A.J. Green, who’s with the Cincinnati Bengals. And I like Antonio Brown, but it’s hard to pass on Julio Jones. He’s a beast.”Of all the receivers playing right now, perhaps nobody compares to Johnson in his prime like Jones. He’s got the size (6-foot-3, 220 pounds) to dominate the NFL’s top cornerbacks. He also can r
Source: Detroit Lions News

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