Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has emerged as one of the most popular players in the NFL this offseason. After putting up ridiculous numbers in 2011, Johnson parlayed that rise in popularity into landing the cover of Madden NFL 13. He also parlayed his outstanding season into being named one of the top players in the league by his peers.
The latest thing to feature Johnson on its cover is ESPN The Magazine. Johnson is on the cover of ESPN The Magazine's NFL preview issue. Check it out:
As part of being on the cover, ESPN interviewed Johnson. ESPN posted a video of part of that interview, which also gives you a look at the cover shoot he recently took part in. You can watch that after the jump.