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NFL players react to news of Calvin Johnson’s retirement

Here are some of the notable reactions to the news of Calvin Johnson’s retirement.
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson announced his intention to retire on Tuesday, becoming the most recent in a string of future Hall of Famers to step away from the game this off-season.

While Johnson’s future in the league had been the matter of speculation since the end of the season, it still came as a shock for many around the NFL that one of the top receivers in the game would call it quits at the age of 30.

Below are some of the notable reactions on social media from Johnson’s teammates and players across the NFL. 

Lions WR Calvin Johnson retires