Lions WR Furrey goes from zero catches to 93

IRVING, Texas -- Detroit's Mike Furrey on Sunday had his
93rd reception, the most ever by a non-rookie following a season
when he had no catches.

Furrey's 10-yard reception in the third quarter of the Lions'
39-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys was his sixth of the game,
giving him the record that he extended. Furrey is a fourth-year
player who started 11 games as a defensive back for St. Louis last

Lionel Taylor had 92 catches for Denver in the AFL in 1960, the
previous mark for the most catches by a non-rookie following a
season with none. Anquan Boldin of the Cardinals had 101 catches as
a rookie in 2003, the most catches by any player with none the
previous season.

Furrey also went over 1,000 yards for the season -- he finished
with 1,086 yards and six touchdowns, including a 13-yard score
later in the third quarter. Furrey and Roy Williams (1,310 yards)
are the first Lions duo to both have 1,000 yards receiving in the
same season since Germane Crowell and Johnnie Morton in 1999.

Also Sunday, Jon Kitna joined Scott Mitchell (1995) as the only
Detroit quarterbacks with more than 4,000 yards passing in a
season. Kitna also set a team record for completions.

Kitna finished the season 372-of-596 for 4,208 yards. He was
28-of-42 for 306 yards with four TDs and one interception Sunday.