4 Cornerbacks Standing in the Way of Calvin Johnson Breaking Jerry Rice's Record

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4 Cornerbacks Standing in the Way of Calvin Johnson Breaking Jerry Rice's Record
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After dropping six games in a row, there's not much left for the 4-10 Detroit Lions to play for, but at least one player on the team still has a lofty goal in his sights.

In last week's loss to the Arizona Cardinals, wide receiver Calvin Johnson tied an NFL record with his seventh-straight 100-yard game and became the first player in NFL history to record consecutive 1,600- yard seasons.

If the 27-year-old can average 91 receiving yards over his last two games (against the Atlanta Falcons and Chicago Bears), then Johnson will break Jerry Rice's single-season record of 1,848 receiving yards, set in 1995.

Here are the four biggest obstacles to "Megatron" transforming the NFL record books.

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