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Calvin Johnson, aka Megatron, Breaks Single Season Receiving Record Set by Jerry Rice

Calvin Johnson continued his tear through NFL secondaries in historic fashion.

The Detroit Lions wide receiver entered Saturday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons needing 182 yards to break Hall of Famer Jerry Rice’s single-season receiving yards record. Was there ever a doubt he wouldn’t?

With a 26-yard reception from quarterback Matthew Stafford in the fourth quarter, Johnson made history by surpassing Rice’s mark of 1,848 yards set in 1995.

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