Originally written on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 12/22/12

DETROIT - OCTOBER 05: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a pass during warm up before the game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on October 5, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Calvin Johnson broke Jerry Rice’s NFL record of 1,848 yards receiving in a season on Saturday against the Atlanta Falcons. Needing only 182 yards coming into the game, Johnson caught 10 passes for 204 yards. Megatron, with 1,892 receiving yards on the season, needs 108 yards against the Bears to reach the 2,000 mark.Johnson said his teammates were telling him how many yards he needed to break record as game went on.— Lions RapidReports (@CBSLions) December 23, 2012Calvin: I was in the zone. I didn’t even say anything to my dad when I gave him the ball. I just gave him a hug.— Lions RapidReports (@CBSLions) December 23, 2012Atlanta beat Detroit, 31-18, earning them home-field advantage througout the NFC playoffs.Photo via 
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