Calvin Johnson limited in practice

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson returned to practice Thursday and was wearing a right knee brace, according to a report from the Detroit Free Press.

Johnson missed last week's game against the Packers, to which Detroit lost 22-9. Johnson is an integral part of Detroit's offense. Without him, defenses can key on running back Reggie Bush without much worry about the rest of the receiving group.

The Lions will hope Johnson is able to play, considering the Browns have one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL in Joe Haden. At this point, Johnson looks like a game-time decision.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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