Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/14
One major single-season NFL record fell this weekend, and two others remain on watch as the season heads toward the final week. Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin "Megatron" Johnson began the NFL weekend Saturday night by catching 11 passes for 225 yards against the Atlanta Falcons. He increased his total to 1,892 receiving yards on the season, besting the mark of former San Francisco 49ers great Jerry Rice, who had 1,848 in 1995. The pursuit of two other historic season records continues. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is still short of breaking Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing mark of 2,105 (Los Angeles Rams, 1984). Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt helped limit Peterson to 86 yards on 25 carries, although Watt, did not get the sack record he seeks. Although the Vikings beat the Texans 23-6 to enhance their playoff position, Peterson was held below 100 yards for the first time in nine games. He has 1,898 yards rushing on the year. Peterson is 102...
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