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Calvin Johnson has his eyes on Jerry Rice’s record
profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
After the Lions loss last week, MDS pointed out that wide receiver Calvin Johnson had a shot at breaking Jerry Rice’s single-season receiving yards record. Johnson has 1,257 yards through 11 games, a pace that puts him within reach of Rice’s record toUpvote Share Tweet
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford does not believe teammate Ndamukong Suh intended to kick Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin on Thanksgiving. And Stafford says Suh is getting a raw deal because a stray foot happened to connect to just the wro…Upvote Share TweetTexans cornerback Brandon Harris was fined $21,000 for a hit on Lions returner Stefan Logan on Thanksgiving. Logan didn’t signal fair catch, but when Harris drilled him, Logan was judged to be defenseless, drawing a 15-yard penalty. And as you’d expecUpvote Share TweetNovember wasn’t a good month for the Lions as a team, but it was a good month for wide receiver Calvin Johnson individually. Johnson has been named the NFC’s offensive player of the month for November after posting big numbers in all four of the teamâUpvote Share TweetThe Lions deactivated receiver Titus Young on Thanksgiving Day for bad behavior that had led to in-fighting among the coaching staff. Young was allowed back on the practice field Wednesday, as a second-team receiver. The Lions never provided the specifi…Upvote Share Tweet
Preview: Indianapolis Colts vs. Detroit LionsNov 29NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions.
AFC playoff races wrapping up early -- John Clayton's First & 10Nov 29The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL PickNov 29There are two ways that a blackjack dealer can ruin your night. I don't mind the first way — if he's grimly dealing himself face cards and black...