Calvin Johnson, Danny Amendola out

Updated: August 22, 2013, 11:02 PM ET
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DETROIT -- Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson didn't play in the Lions' 40-9 preseason win against the New England Patriots on Thursday night.

Johnson also missed last week's game in Cleveland, largely as a precaution. He has been bothered by a bruised knee but is expected to be ready to go once the regular season gets starts in two weeks.

The Patriots, meanwhile, were without receiver Danny Amendola, who is hobbled and didn't practice all week. The team doesn't view Amendola's ...

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