Several NFL players reacted to the news that Calvin Johnson was retiring on Twitter. Some were complimentary, and some were just in disbelief.

By SI Wire
January 31, 2016

On Sunday evening, news broke that Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson planned to retire this off-season.  Johnson, who ranks 27th on the NFL’s all-time receiving list, walks away from the game after nine years at the age of 30.

Several NFL players reacted to the news on Twitter, complimenting the veteran wideout on his career.

Lions teammates

Panthers cornerback Charles “Peanut” Tillman

Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson

49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith

Retired safety Gerald Alexander, who was drafted by the Lions along with Calvin Johnson in 2007

Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd

- Kenny Ducey

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