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Atlanta Falcons 31, Detroit Lions 18

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson makes a

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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