Kerryon Johnson Becomes Lions\' First 100-Yard Rusher Since 2013

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Kerryon Johnson Becomes Lions\' First 100-Yard Rusher Since 2013 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:19 pm

Kerryon Johnson rushed for 101 yards in the Detroit Lions\' win over the New England Patriots on Sunday night, breaking a streak that dated back to 2013.

The Lions hadn\'t had a 100-yard rusher since Thanksgiving 2013, when Reggie Bush ran for 117 yards.

The 70-game streak was the fourth-longest drought in NFL history. The rookie snapped it in just his third professional game.

\"I think it was probably the moment I was drafted [I heard it], I can\'t remember for sure,\" Johnson said. \"I think it was probably around that time. That was the first time I heard it. Obviously it wasn\'t the last.

\"But it was the last time I really cared about it. Like I said, I came in ready to work, ready to run. We came in ready to work. We came in ready to run. And that\'s how we went through the offseason, that\'s how we went through fall camp, and that\'s how we went through the regular season.\"

Via Michael Rothstein/ESPN

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