One of the oddest, most head-scratching droughts in the NFL history has come to a conclusion at the hands of Kerryon Johnson.
🦁🏈ITS TRUE!! ITS TRUE!! HALLELUJAH!!
The miraculous play: pic.twitter.com/cdU7ePGZKK
— FnA Detroit Lions (@FnADetroitLions) September 24, 2018
The Detroit Lions running back rushed for over 100 yards Sunday night against the Patriots, making him the first player on the team to reach that mark since Reggie Bush did it on Thanksgiving 2013.
#BREAKING: Kerryon Johnson has 101 rushing yards, marking the first time since Thanksgiving 2013 a Lions running back has rushed for more than 100 yards.
— Detroit Free Press (@freep) September 24, 2018
Johnson received a standing ovation from the Ford Field crowd who was well aware of the feat.
The reaction to Kerryon Johnson snapping the streak pic.twitter.com/HmhJVPc8A0
— Nick Faber (@NickFaberNFL) September 24, 2018
This was the reaction when Kerryon Johnson and the running backs realized the 70-game streak without a 100-yard runner was over. pic.twitter.com/4cpUM0i1Ih
— Brad Galli (@BradGalli) September 24, 2018