The Detroit Lions certainly have a catch in wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Early last season, there was a bit of a controversy regarding one of his catches, and whether it was a completion or not:
But I recently saw this commercial, and it surprised me:
Did it surprise me because they didn’t mention Johnson played for the Lions? No.
Did it surprise me because the Lions are owned by the Ford family and Acura is owned by Honda? Sorta.
Did it surprise me that Calvin Johnson would drive an Acura? Yes.
Of all the cars out there, it stunned me that an NFL player would choose to endorse Acura. That’s the latest controversial call.
Now an Olympic skier, on the other hand, I can see… (and Ashleigh McIvor’s a Canadian to boot):