Golden Tate said Calvin Johnson's "body just isn't holding up."
Lions president Rod Wood is hoping to introduce Calvin Johnson to GM Bob Quinn sometime next week.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Lions informed coaching candidates during their 2014 search of "concerns doctors had for [Calvin] Johnson's longevity and the condition of his ankles."
Future Hall of Fame TE Tony Gonzalez said he believes Eric Ebron "needs to turn his routine around."
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports the Lions' "goal" is to retain Calvin Johnson with a Larry Fitzgerald-esque extension.
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports Calvin Johnson has already called Lions ownership to "thank them for everything."
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Calvin Johnson told Lions coach Jim Caldwell that he plans to retire.
New Lions GM Bob Quinn said he'll look at contract extensions on a "case-by-case" basis.
Calvin Johnson's agent says there's no timetable for Johnson's retirement decision.
Joique Bell says he's as healthy as he's been in four years.
Lions DT Caraun Reid underwent minor ankle surgery after the season.
ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein reports MLB Stephen Tulloch is a "potential cap cut."
Impending free agent DT Haloti Ngata said he would "love to stay" with the Lions.
The Lions could move on from TE Brandon Pettigrew this offseason.
New Lions GM Bob Quinn said he and coach Jim Caldwell's philosophies "meshed."