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Lions Calvin Johnson Off To Record Start

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Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson makes a touchdown catch over Terrence Newman of the Dallas Cowboys. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson makes a touchdown catch over Terrence Newman of the Dallas Cowboys. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson has matched an NFL record by catching two touchdowns passes in his fourth consecutive game.

Johnson caught his second touchdown Sunday against Dallas with 1:39 left in the game to give the Lions their first lead.

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The only other player to have four consecutive games with two TD passes was Cris Carter of the Minnesota Vikings in the middle of the 1995 season.

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Johnson is the first to have two receiving TD touchdowns in each of the first four games of a season.

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