Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/10/14

DETROIT - AUGUST 28: Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field on August 28, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Calvin Johnson was 10 years old when Jerry Rice set the NFL record in 1995 for receiving yards in a season. Johnson says he's never met Rice, never talked to him and really hasn't gone back to study tape of the indisputable greatest receiver in football history. But with 182 yards in the Detroit Lions' final two games, Johnson will surpass Rice's single-season mark. Rice has come out and praised the man they call "Megatron," but Rice has also made it clear that deep down he doesn't want to see the record broken. "Who would?" Johnson said. "You've got NFL records, those are big." What Rice accomplished that season helped the San Francisco 49ers to an 11-5 record and a division championship. He caught 122 passes for 1,848 yards and 15 touchdowns. The circumstances are much different for Johnson. The Lions are in the midst of a terribly disappointing 4-10 season heading into Saturday night's game again...
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