Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  By DAVE DYE  |  Last updated 10/18/13
Two superstar receivers. Two nasty defensive tackles. Two playoff contenders. The Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Bengals -- both with 4-2 records -- meet Sunday at Ford Field in an intriguing Week 7 interconference matchup. Here are five storylines to follow: 1. JOHNSON VS. GREEN There's not much debate that Calvin Johnson, when healthy, is the league's best receiver, but A.J. Green isn't far behind. Johnson is 6-foot-5, 236 pounds and in his seventh season with the Lions. Green is 6-4, 207 and in his third year with the Bengals. C.J. played at Georgia Tech, A.J. at Georgia. Since Green entered the league, Johnson has 242 receptions for 3,982 yards and 25 touchdowns. Green has 199 catches for 2,871 yards and 22 TDs. Green isn't quite Megatron, but he's getting closer. "Ive been telling him that he has to come over and take the reins," said Johnson, who trains with Green during the off-season. Calvin has been a great mentor to A.J., Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis said. They shar...
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