ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz called Sundays 28-24 victory over Seattle his teams best offensive performance of the season.
Whats surprising is that it happened with such little production from star receiver Calvin Johnson.
Johnson appears to be hampered by a knee injury that forced him to miss some practice time last week.
Hes plowing through, Schwartz said Monday during his weekly news conference. He didnt practice a few days last week.
"Its midseason in the NFL. Its stuff that you just deal with. He can find a way to deliver even if he is hobbling a little bit.
For the second straight game, Johnson went to halftime without a catch. Hes been held to three receptions each of the last two games for a total of 80 yards.
There have been some uncharacteristic drops, too.
Johnson was running wide open across the middle against Chicago last Monday and inexplicably failed to catch the ball on the opening drive. He had two more dropped passes against Seattl...