Calvin Johnson breaks NFL record

A major record was broken Saturday in the NFL.

Calvin Johnson, a wide receiver for the Detroit Lions broke the record for single season receiving yards.

He entered last night's game nearly 200 yards behind hall of famer Jerry Rice but late in the 4th quarter, he caught a 26 yard pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford to break the former record set in 1995.

He now has 1,892 yards on the year, about 50 more than Rice had back when the record was set.

"It's a huge accomplishment to take one of those records from the great Jerry. All  the work we put in this year, you know it's, I guess you could say it's well-deserved," said Johnson.

Calvin Johnson even has a nickname now.  He's known to fans across the league as "Megatron".

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