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Calvin Johnson, also known as "Megatron," caught just four passes for 37 yards, and limiting the Detroit Lions wide receiver played a significant role in the Ravens' 48-3 rout Sunday, according to several defensive players.

"We took away their biggest weapon," middle linebacker Ray Lewis said, alluding to Johnson. "Our hats go off to our secondary. Our secondary played a heck of a ball game. The way they stepped up, definitely in that first half, they got a turnover. ... I think overall, we took away what they do best, and that's really that deep ball. When you take away Calvin Johnson in that offense, then everything else kind of simmers down."

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Johnson was targeted 12 times by quarterback Daunte Culpepper, but some of the passes were woefully underthrown. Strong safety Dawan Landry intercepted a Culpepper offering to Johnson that was negated by the roughing-the-passer penalty on defensive end Trevor Pryce, and another long pass from Culpepper had too much air under it, allowing free safety Tom Zbikowski to bat away the football in the end zone.

The 6-foot-5, 239-pound Johnson clearly caught the attention of the Ravens defensive players like linebacker Terrell Suggs.

"Did you see that Calvin Johnson? He's the biggest guy in the damn stadium," Suggs said. "I couldn't stop looking at him. I was like, 'We need to be recruiting this kid. He's huge.' But the secondary did a good job even without [No.] 20 [Ed Reed] back there. I think it was a pretty good game. Now we've got to get it to snowball if we want to get into that dance."

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