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Did Calvin Johnson or Vincent Jackson have the catch of the day?

Jay Busbee
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You figure Calvin Johnson is going to make some impressive catches, but what he did on Sunday against Cincinnati was play-of-the-year material. Check it out as he outjumps not one, not two, but three defenders for a touchdown:

For a sense of just how far Matthew Stafford threw this pass, here's a broader angle: 

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That was some fine work. But was it the most artistic play of the day? Check out Vincent Jackson's one-handed grab against the Falcons: 

NFL receivers. They're good at their jobs.


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