Originally Posted by BamaFalcon59
Johnson's record is not nearly as impressive as Peterson's. The Lions get down, they keep throwing. The Vikings get down, they are forced to attempt passes. And the Lions are always down.
Matt Stafford is about to break the NFL record for attempts in a season, and without much difficulty. And thus far, Johnson has been the target of 190 of Stafford's passes.
The idea that a lot Megatron's yards have come in garbage time, is greatly exaggerated. Less than 100 of his 1900 yards have come with the Lions down by two or more scores.