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Sunday, January 1, 2012
Calvin Johnson nears $4.5 million bonus

By Kevin Seifert

MINNEAPOLIS -- Greetings and Happy New Year from the Metrodome. Let's start off a busy day of news with Adam Schefter's report on a nice holiday present heading the way of Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson.

According to Schefter, Johnson is on the verge of earning a $4.5 million bonus on top of his $8.875 million base salary. To earn the bonus, Johnson needed to qualify under five separate categories of performance. He's already hit three of them and is reach of at least two more. Among them:
We'll keep you updated.