Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson had 10 catches for 121 yards on Sunday. He now has 106 catches in 2012, which is a new career high. (His old career high was 96.) He is the first Lions player to have more than 100 catches in a season since Herman Moore in 1997. (Via Dave Birkett)
- Johnson is closing in on a new career high for yards receiving. He now has 1,667 on the season, which is just 14 yards shy of what he had in 2011.
- On Sunday, Johnson became the first player in NFL history to record 1,600 yards receiving in back-to-back seasons.
- Johnson also tied an NFL record by recording his seventh consecutive game with 100 or more yards receiving.
- The Lions have now won the coin toss 10 times this season. Sunday was the first time they deferred instead of taking the ball. (Via Justin Rogers)
- Mikel Leshoure has 8 rushing touchdowns this season. As a team, the Lions have 16 rushing touchdowns, which is their most since 1997, according to Chris McCosky.
- A big reason why the Lions have lost so many games this season has to do with the offense and special teams allowing touchdowns.
Lions have now allowed 9 non-offensive TDs this year: 4 on special teams, 3 INT, 2 FR— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) December 16, 2012
- On Sunday, Jason Hanson tied Morten Andersen for the most field goals of at least 40 yards in NFL history (187). (Via the Lions' Twitter account)