Found October 10, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Calvin Johnson
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Calvin Johnson was back on the practice field for the Detroit Lions on Thursday, although it's still not clear how likely he is to play this weekend at Cleveland.

Calvin Johnson was limited in Thursday’s practice

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson returned to practice on Thursday with a brace on his injured knee, according to the Detroit Free Press. Johnson took part in position drills but did not run routes downfield nor line up with the skeleton offense. It still sounds like Johnson will be a game time decision this week. “He’s doing a little bit better every day,” Schwartz said....

Calvin Johnson returns to practice, listed as limited

Receiver Calvin Johnson returned to practice Thursday for the Detroit Lions, but only on a limited basis. Johnson told reporters afterward that he's feeling "good," but he wouldn't answer specific questions about his ailing right knee that forced him to miss last Sunday's game at Green Bay. "I'm feeling better," Johnson said. "We'll...

Calvin Johnson expected to be a game-time decision

After missing last week’s game with a knee injury,  Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is expected to be a game-time decision. Lions WR Calvin Johnson has swelling in knee and is not likely to practice this week. HC Jim Schwartz said Johnson will be gametime decision — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 10, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post...

Calvin Johnson ditches knee brace; still questionable

Calvin Johnson participated in Detroit Lions practice for the second straight day. Megatron made positive progress again Friday this time not wearing a knee brace. Johnson has been dealing with swelling in his knee and ditching the brace is a good sign. However according to the Detroit News Johnson struggled when he had to "plant (his) right foot and cut left" but on...

NFL News: Calvin Johnson’s status is up in the air for Lions vs. Browns

Calvin Johnson will be a game-time decision this weekend when the Lions get set to face the Browns in Cleveland. The big, talented receiver missed a 22-9 loss to the Packers the prior week, but practiced on a limited basis on Thursday. His replacement, Kris Durham, caught three passes for 30 yards and a touchdown. It was the only passing touchdown of the day for the Lions’ quarterback...

Megatron's availability could be another game-day decision

ALLEN PARK, Mich. Just like they did last week, the Detroit Lions are preparing as if star receiver Calvin Johnson wont play Sunday at Cleveland. Thats what we have to do, running back Reggie Bush said following Wednesdays practice. He didnt practice today. We have to prepare as if hes not going to play. Johnson injured his right knee during the Lions victory over Chicago on Sept...

Calvin Johnson Not Practicing Wednesday

Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson is not practicing Wednesday, according to Lions beat writer Dave Birkett.Fantasy Spin:Johnson is likely to be a game-time decision, but even if he plays he faces a tough task in cornerback Joe Haden who has shut down every receiver he's faced this season.

Browns' Haden set for showdown with Lions' Johnson

Browns cornerback Joe Haden says he can't worry about whether Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson will play Sunday after missing last week's game with a knee injury. Haden has to be ready for whatever Detroit might throw at him. And so far this season Haden has been up to every challenge for the Browns (3-2), who will try to extend their winning streak to four games...

Detroit Lions: 2013 Week 6 NFL Power Rankings (#9)

Last week: 8 (-1) Record: 3-2 It’s amazing how powerless the Lions’ offense is without Calvin Johnson, but it’s understandable considering he’s the best receiver in the NFL and everyone else is a bunch of scrubs. Whether or not they can win in Cleveland this week probably depends on his availability. He’s one of the most valuable non-quarterbacks in the NFL, after guys...

Detroit Lions Toss-up, Week Five: Concerned About Matthew Stafford Without Calvin Johnson?

Every week during the season, we’re debating the biggest talking point from the week before about the Detroit Lions. Lions’ Toss-up, Week 5: After Calvin Johnson couldn’t go, the Lions lost in Green Bay 22-9 and didn’t get much offensive performance at all. Are you concerned about Matthew Stafford’s abilities as a franchise quarterback given his inability to rise above...

Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em for Top Fantasy Football Stars on Week 6 Injury Report

Injuries present difficult decisions for fantasy football owners each week. But the abundance of elite fantasy performers on the Week 6 injury report has given owners an even greater challenge when constructing the perfect roster for their matchup. Here’s some advice on who to start and who to sit among the star players battling injuries this week. Andre Johnson: Sit vs. Rams The...

Fantasy Football Week 6: The Creeper Report

What do you mean Calvin Johnson’s out? Yeah, he was Questionable, but Calvin Johnson’s Q is better than my RIP. Luckily, the Creeper Report rolls deep at WR and RB. So I bump Victor Cruz from Flex to WR and wonder: “Jason Snelling or Golden Tate?” Another week I want to start Tate, but I suspected Seattle/Indy wouldn’t be a high scoring game. I felt Atlanta should get...

NFL News & Rumors: Friday 10/11

Bills WR Stevie Johnson‘s status for week 6 is questionable. (Mike Rodak) RB C.J. Spiller is questionable for week 6 due to an ankle injury. (Mike Rodak) WR Stevie Johnson and CB Stephon Gilmore are game-time decisions since Johnson and Gilmore are dealing with a back and wrist injuries respectively. (Joe Buscaglia) Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya is probable for week 6 after dealing...

Lions motivated to avoid losing back-to-back games

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer As one of just six NFC teams with a winning record, the Detroit Lions' solid start has put them in a position to have a successful season. The Lions (3-2) haven't dropped two straight games and hope to keep it that way at Cleveland (3-2) after losing on the road to the Green Bay Packers. ''The best thing we can...

Haden Welcomes Challenge

If Detroit Lions' WR Calvin Johnson plays Sunday, Browns defensive back Joe Haden is prepared for the challenge.
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