Calvin Johnson spins his way to a Lions touchdown

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Lions' receiver continues to make plays almost no other receiver can make.

Calvin Johnson may be on pace for one of his worst NFL seasons, but you wouldn't know it from this highlight play against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Johnson spins not once, but twice -- including an impressive 360 dunk on the goalpost -- to put an exclamation point on the touchdown.


Matthew Stafford puts the ball where only his receiver can make a play, and Johnson shows the kind of unnatural body control we've become accustomed to since he entered the league. Dre Kirkpatrick in right on Johnson's hip, but his ability to locate the ball and turn away from the defender is what makes him one of the best receivers in the NFL.

The Lions' wide receiver is having one of his best games of the season against a tough Bengals defense. Through three quarters, Johnson has 86 yards receiving and a touchdown. With 14 more yards he will have his third 100-yard receiving game for the season, after totaling just 25 yards against the Cleveland Browns in a Week 6 loss.

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