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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson makes a catch during the first quarter of a game against the Atlanta Falcons. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons 31, Detroit Lions 18

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson broke Jerry Rice's NFL single-season yards receiving mark of 1,848 with 1,992 yards in the Lions' 31-18 loss to the Falcons. With the win, the Falcons clinched home-field advantage in the playoffs.

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) runs
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) runs a pattern while defended by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson (23). (Dec. 22, 2012)

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) makes
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) makes a reception during the third quarter of a game against the Atlanta Falcons. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) celebrates
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver Harry Douglas (83). (Dec. 22, 2012)

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Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell #35 tries
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Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell #35 tries to get around the tackle of the Atlanta Falcons' Robert McClain #27. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers runs for
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Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers runs for a short gain as the Detroit Lions' Louis Delmas makes the stop. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers runs for
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Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers runs for a short gain as the Detroit Lions' Louis Delmas makes the stop. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passes the ball
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passes the ball during the second quarter of a game against the Detroit Lions. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson makes a
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson makes a catch during the first quarter of a game against the Atlanta Falcons. (Dec. 22, 2012)

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The Atlanta Falcons' Robert McClain #27 celebrates after
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The Atlanta Falcons' Robert McClain #27 celebrates after recovering the fumble by Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones catches a
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones catches a second-quarter touchdown behind the Detroit Lions' Don Carey #32. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell #35 tries
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Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell #35 tries to get around the tackle of the Atlanta Falcons' Robert McClain #27. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passes the ball
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passes the ball during the second quarter a game against the Detroit Lions. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, right, nears
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, right, nears Detroit Lions cornerback Jonte Green (36) on the way to a 39-yard touchdown. (Dec. 22, 2012)

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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White runs for
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White runs for a 39-yard touchdown during the second quarter of a game against the Detroit Lions. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) tries
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) tries breaking free from Detroit Lions middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch during the first quarter of a game at Ford Field. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner (33) breaks
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Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner (33) breaks a tackle from Detroit Lions outside linebacker Justin Durant (52) during the first quarter of a game at Ford Field in Detroit. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, right, celebrates
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, right, celebrates his 44-yard touchdown reception with tight end Michael Palmer (81) during the first quarter of a game against the Detroit Lions. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons defensive back Dominique Franks (29) is
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Atlanta Falcons defensive back Dominique Franks (29) is stopped by Detroit Lions free safety John Wendling (29) and linebacker Travis Lewis (50). (Dec. 22, 2012)

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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, defended by
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, defended by Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Houston (23), reaches for the ball on a touchdown reception. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, defended by
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, defended by Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Houston (23), catches a pass and runs into the end zone for a touchdown. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White celebrates a
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White celebrates a first-quarter touchdown with Michael Palmer #81 during a game against the Detroit Lions. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White gets past
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White gets past the Detroit Lions' Chris Houston for a touchdown. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan drops back to
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan drops back to pass during a game against the Detroit Lions. (Dec. 22, 2012)

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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White is tackled
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White is tackled by the Detroit Lions' Jonte Green. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White celebrates a
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White celebrates a first-quarter touchdown with Matt Ryan #2 and Tony Gonzalez #88. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White (84) breaks
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White (84) breaks away from the Detroit Lions defense for a 39-yard touchdown. (Dec. 22, 2012)

The Atlanta Falcons' Peria Jerry #94 celebrates with
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The Atlanta Falcons' Peria Jerry #94 celebrates with teammates after recovering a first-quarter fumble during a game against the Detroit Lions. (Dec. 22, 2012)

A Detroit Lions fan waits for a game
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A Detroit Lions fan waits for a game between the Detroit Lions and the Atlanta Falcons. (Dec. 22, 2012)

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A Sandy Hook Elementary School pin is shown
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A Sandy Hook Elementary School pin is shown on a Detroit Lions assistant coach. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford warms up before
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford warms up before a game against the Atlanta Falcons. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson warms up
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson warms up before the start of a game against the Atlanta Falcons. (Dec. 22, 2012)

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan warms up before
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan warms up before a game against the Detroit Lions. (Dec. 22, 2012)

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