Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/5/14

SAN FRANCISCO - DECEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #31 of the Detroit Lions runs after a catch against the San Francisco 49ers during an NFL game at Candlestick Park on December 27, 2009 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson caught 11 more passes for 225 yards earlier tonight against the Atlanta Falcons, giving the Pro Bowler 1,892 yards on the season and putting him over Jerry Rice’s record for most receiving yards in a single season. Johnson broke Rice’s record with under four minutes to go in the fourth quarter of last night’s game. Following the play, he immediately went to the sidelines and handed the ball to his father, Calvin Johnson Sr. Now that Johnson has Rice’s record in his rearview, the next question is if the talented wide receiver can hit the 2,000-yard mark. He needs another 108 to hit the milestone, a total Johnson has surpassed in 11 of 15, or nearly 75%, of the games he’s played in this season. For his part, Johnson considers 2,000 a “very realistic” possibility. We’ll see if the talented wide out is able to continue making history next weekend against the Chicago Bears in the Lions regular season finale. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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