Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 12/22/12

DETROIT , MI - NOVEMBER 26: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions looks on during the game against the Green Bay Packers on November 26, 2009 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. Green Bay won the game 34-12. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
DETROIT Sorry, Jerry Rice, you have one fewer NFL record. Detroit Lions receiver Calvin "Megatron" Johnson surpassed Rice for the most receiving yards in a season with a brilliant performance Saturday night in a 31-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field. Johnson broke the record on a 26-yard reception with 2:57 remaining in the game to give him 1,871 yards on the season, 23 more than Rice, the San Francisco 49ers Hall of Famer, had 17 years ago. Every time he went to the sideline, someone had been updating him on how many yards he needed. It was down to four yards when he caught the record-breaker. I was like, See the ball, see the ball, Johnson said. He saw it, he caught it and now hes in the record books. Johnson, a freakish 6-foot-5, 236-pound athlete, made one more catch and now has 1,892 yards through 15 games. With the loss, its tough, Johnson said of the bittersweet moment. At the same time, its an accomplishment that took a lot of work. So you cant take that t...
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