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Johnson’s records not enough

Posted: December 23, 2012 at 3:20 a.m.

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (left) catches one of his 11 receptions Saturday night against the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field in Detroit. Johnson broke Jerry Rice’s NFL single-season receiving yards mark of 1,848 and also became the ÿrst player with 100 yards receiving in eight consecutive games the ÿrst with 10 receptions in four games in a row.

Matt Ryan got what he wanted, helping the Atlanta Falcons win a game they needed to earn homefield advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.

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Sports, Pages 29 on 12/23/2012

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