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All-Pro Voter Snubbed Calvin Johnson Because Of Lions Losses

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DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions smiles on the sidelines after breaking the NFL single season yardage record formally held by Jerry Rice during the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field on December 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Falcons defeated the Lions 31-18. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – DECEMBER 22: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions smiles on the sidelines after breaking the NFL single season yardage record formally held by Jerry Rice during the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field on December 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Falcons defeated the Lions 31-18. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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Calvin Johnson, who set the NFL’s all-time, single-season record for receiving yards in 2012, made the All-Pro team. But despite him having the greatest season by a wide receiver in NFL history, he wasn’t a unanimous selection.

Only Tim Ryan, who works for Fox Sports and Sirius XM, left Megatron off his ballot. And he explained why, providing some poor logic for the decision, largely based on the fact that the Detroit Lions didn’t win enough games.

“Of course, he had a great year and he is a great receiver. But I look at more than statistics, and I thought a couple of other receivers had a better season — Brandon Marshall and A.J. Green,” Ryan told The Sports Xchange via Pro Football Talk.

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