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Calvin Johnson out with knee bruise

Updated: August 15, 2013, 7:00 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson will not play in Detroit's exhibition game against the Cleveland Browns because of a bruised knee.

Johnson, who had a league-leading 122 receptions for an NFL-record 1,964 yards last season, caught three passes in Detroit's preseason opener last week against the New York Jets. The Lions did not provide any other details before Thursday night's game about Johnson's injury. It's possible the team just wants to rest its most talented player.

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