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2015 Schedule
4-7, 4th in NFC North
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10hMichael Rothstein

Calvin Johnson: If record broken, congrats due

Should Pittsburgh's Antonio Brown or Atlanta's Julio Jones break Calvin Johnson's single-season receiving record this year, Johnson said he would offer them congratulations.


Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Calvin Johnson said he knows it is tough to top some of the things he's done in his career but he has his goals for every year and reaching 1,000 yards is a milestone.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions QB Matthew Stafford said there hasn't been too much change with Jim Bob Cooter in terms of day-to-day. Their conversations are more conceptual now instead of critiquing one particular player (him).

Jalen and Jacoby on Jahlil Okafor, Boogie Cousins, and the NFL (32:48)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions HC Jim Caldwell explained why the offensive line has been improved and how that has helped the run game and Matthew Stafford's play. The Lions have simplified some things on the line.

Stats & Info

Feasting on Thanksgiving Day

Detroit's 31-point demolition of Philadelphia on Thursday was its fourth-largest margin on victory on Thanksgiving in franchise history.

Stafford and Johnson tie career highs

Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson both tied career highs in touchdowns -- Stafford with five throwing, Johnson with three receiving. The veterans sparked Detroit to its third straight Thanksgiving Day blowout victory. Game balls

Stafford, Megatron, Burton pick up game balls in blowout (1:26)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions WR Calvin Johnson lauded Matthew Stafford's throws Thursday in Detroit's blowout win, including a perfect touchdown toss at the end of the first half. It was a vintage Stafford-Johnson connection.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah said double-digit sacks was a goal three years in the making. Said he took matchup with Lane Johnson personally. He was picked ahead of Ansah. Now, Ansah tied for NFL lead in sacks.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

LIONS 45, EAGLES 14 (FINAL): The Lions were completely dominant on Thanksgiving for the third straight year, completely pummeling Philadelphia. It was somewhat of a career performance for Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and Ezekiel Ansah in the Lions' third straight win.

Team Stats

Passing Yards270.56th
Rushing Yards74.532nd
Points For20.526th
Points Against26.228th

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