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Week 1 vs. OAK
Receiving: 5 / 52 / 0 on 6 targets
Furrey started and finished this game, but was the only receiver in the starting rotation not to score a touchdown. He turned his eight targets into five receptions for 52 yards. Expect the Lions to run lots of three wide receiver sets to keep Furrey on the field with Williams and Johnson.
Week 2 vs. MIN
Receiving: 5 / 60 / 0 on 6 targets
Furrey did what he does best --- get open and make catches. He didn't wow anyone with the stat sheet, but at the end of the day he's sitting there with five more receptions and 60 more yards. He also makes the most of his opportunities, as he caught all five balls that headed his way. While the addition of Calvin Johnson is certain to eat into Furrey's production, there is no reason to think he can't still be a reliable source of points as the third option in this offense.
Week 3 vs. PHI
Receiving: 5 / 43 / 0 on 7 targets
Furrey only had one catch for five yards in the first half. He opened the second half with a 16 yard pass reception for a first down. He would catch another three passes for 22 yards and seemed to benefit from WR Calvin Johnson's absence in the second half.
Week 4 vs. CHI
Receiving: 5 / 91 / 0 on 7 targets
On their first possession, Furrey was standing by the sidelines when Kitna threw him the ball. As he went to catch it, his foot touched the out of bound line negating the reception and the first down. Still, Furrey is tough to cover, Kitna likes to throw to him, and he led the team with 91 receiving yards.
Week 5 vs. WAS
Receiving: 1 / 14 / 0 on 6 targets
Like all the Detroit receivers Mike Furrey had a tough day, posting just one catch for 14 yards.
Week 7 vs. TB
Receiving: 2 / 24 / 0 on 2 targets
Furrey was typically inconspicuous. It appears at times that Detroit is vastly underusing several players, perhaps none more than Furrey. He caught the only two balls thrown his way, one for 18 yards and the other for six (and both resulting in first downs). He wasn't thrown to after the 8:37 mark of the third quarter.
Week 8 vs. CHI
Receiving: 3 / 44 / 0 on 4 targets
Furrey first catch was a play for 23 yards to the Chicago five yard line which helped set up the Lions first points of the game. It was Furrey's only catch of the first half. He would add two more catches for 21 yards in the second half.
Week 9 vs. DEN
Receiving: 3 / 32 / 1 on 3 targets
Furrey caught all three targets thrown his way. Furrey scored the Lion's fist touchdown on a fifteen yard grab in the first half. Furrey's blocking also freed up Shaun McDonald's on a 49 yard catch and run for a touchdown.
Week 10 vs. ARI
Receiving: 5 / 64 / 0 on 7 targets
Furrey was targeted over the middle in front of the Cardinals linebacker core. His longest catch was 19 yards.
Week 11 vs. NYG
Receiving: 5 / 41 / 0 on 6 targets
Furrey was another possession receiver for the Lions as he caught five passes for 41 total yards.
Week 12 vs. GB
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 3 targets
Furrey, who led the team in catches a year ago, continues to find his role constantly dwindling. The fact that Calvin Johnson saw 15 passes in his direction today does not bode well for Furrey's role in this offense going forward.
Week 13 vs. MIN
Receiving: 7 / 57 / 0 on 9 targets
Furrey was consistently targeted throughout the game, and led the team in targets. The Lions consistently went with multiple receiver sets, and often had an empty backfield. Furrey was matched up with young Vikings defensive back Marcus McCauley and Kitna appeared to be picking on the rookie. Furrey benefited from that matchup, pulling in seven of his nine targets All of his targets were on shorter routes, and many quick slants. His longest catch went for just 11 yards.
Week 14 vs. DAL
Receiving: 2 / 15 / 0 on 3 targets
Furrey saw little action as the third receiver, and sometimes he was the fourth option in the passing attack.
Week 15 vs. SD
Receiving: 7 / 80 / 0 on 10 targets
Furrey had a game high seven receptions for 80 yards, but it was one of the quietest effective performances you'll see from a receiver this year. He didn't make any spectacular highlight reel catches, he didn't barrel anyone over, and he didn't catch anything longer than 17 yards. He also didn't drop a single pass and caught almost everything thrown his way. Essentially, it was a typical Mike Furrey performance.
Week 17 vs. GB
Receiving: 6 / 47 / 0 on 11 targets
Furrey's first catch came late in the second quarter and went for a three yard gain, but he followed that up with a grab on the very next play that went covered 11 yards. His four remaining catches all came in the second half and averaged just over eight yards per reception.