Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Running back Mikel Leshoure scored three times in the second quarter and sore-kneed wide receiver Calvin Johnson ended a string of slow starts. Together, they led the Detroit Lions to a 31-14 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday in front of 63,050 at EverBank Field. The Lions (4-4) pulled away from a scoreless first quarter as Johnson caught six passes for 111 yards before halftime to set the table for Leshoure's scores from 7, 1 and 8 yards out that gave Detroit a 21-0 halftime lead. Johnson, who has been hampered by a knee injury that he said would probably linger for the rest of the season, caught only one first-half pass in the Lions' last three games. He finished the game with seven receptions for 129 yards. "He's a tough guy and he found a way to contribute," said Detroit coach Jim Schwartz. "We had a feeling that he'd be able to do some things. Just how much he'd be able to do and how long was really the question." The Lions continue...
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