For the Falcons and lions fans heres the highlights of the game if you missed it.

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Historically, players who are featured on the cover of the “Madden NFL” franchise experience significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Johnson will debunk the Madden curse.

It’s week 16 and with the Lions officially eliminated from the playoffs, all eyes turn to Calvin Johnson and his pursuit of Jerry Rice’s all-time receiving record.

Let’s take a look at Megatron’s quest for greatness.

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FIRST QUARTER

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The Lions receive the opening kickoff, and Matthew Stafford finds Calvin Johnson on the first play for a gain of three yards. Unfortunately, the Lions weren’t able to move the ball much more after that, and punted the ball to the Falcons after a three-and-out.

After Michael Turner rumbled for a first down for Atlanta on a short pass from

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