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NFL Star Calvin Johnson Announces Retirement

Calvin Johnson, the Detroit Lions' all-time leading receiver, has confirmed his retirement from professional football. Johnson, who leaves the NFL at the age of just 30, made the announcement on Tuesday after nine seasons with the Lions. The team said Johnson had filed his retirement papers with the NFL in advance of the start of the new league year. Johnson said in a statement on the Lions' website, "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 prayer into this decision and I truly am at peace with it."

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