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the main box, Peterson appeared on the PS4 and XBox One covers) — 1,264 rushing yards, 10 touchdowns 2012: Calvin Johnson – The best individual season by a wideout in NFL history, with almost 2,000 receiving yards, a mind-blowing 122.8 per game. Really
DeMarco Murray who was so valuable to the Cowboys they let him walk without so much as a “But wait...” A Calvin Johnson who didn’t finish in the top 10 of any receiving category last year. An Andrew Luck who, while really good with a bright
criminally overlooked part of the season is the number the Pats secondary, Brandon Browner in particular, did on Calvin Johnson in the win over Detroit. The DVD does it justice, though. — One of the most worthwhile features is repeatedly getting to see the postgame locker room, from Belichick’s constant
last season. Per PFF, he was third among all receivers in total offensive snaps -- his 1,089 snaps trailed only Calvin Johnson (1,181) and Reggie Wayne (1,099). Overall, the last four years, Welker has registered a total of 3,567
rate, 4,695 yards, 17 touchdowns, 16 interceptions), and clearly has developed a special relationship with Calvin Johnson . But the Lions have to mature a lot this offseason if they’re going to take the leap and be a consistently good team. Stafford has to play a large role in
big drop, falling from four all the way to 10. The Lions have continued their steady climb up the rankings, and Calvin Johnson has to be wondering if he retired a year too early. Baltimore crawls into the top 10 for the first time this season
the wide receiving corps turned it on at any point. 15. (17) Lions (4-3) — For some reason, the loss of Calvin Johnson has brought out the best in Matthew Stafford. Since Jim Bob Cooter took over as offensive coordinator, Stafford has 35 TDs and just eight picks. Stafford’s fourth-quarter heroics are nothing
execute. Detroit now has lost three straight and is tied with Chicago for last place in the NFC North. Even without Calvin Johnson and Ameer Abdullah, this team has enough weapons to put some points up. Also, and this may be a personal rule, but you can’t rely on anybody, let alone an offensive coordinator
return and pick-six, which was enough to get the win. 16. (22) Lions (1-0) — In his first game without Calvin Johnson , Matt Stafford was on fire Sunday, going 31-of-39 for 350 yards and three TDs. He spread the ball around, completing at least three passes to six receivers. The defense still is suspect
QUARTERBACKS Start Matthew Stafford, Lions at Colts ($7,200) He’s got good weapons around him despite the loss of Calvin Johnson to retirement. Perhaps some teams will make Stafford miss his old Hall of Fame-bound friend, but the Colts are not likely to be among them. Their secondary