Calvin Johnson listed as probable this week

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There will be no Calvin Johnson watch this week.

The Lions wide receiver, recovering from a sore knee that cost him a game and made him a game-time decision last week, appears to have recovered nicely.

The Lions are listing him as probable for Sunday’s game against the Bengals, meaning it’s a virtual certainty he’ll play.

He was limited in practice this week, and the same can be said for his role in last week’s game plan. The hope is that he’s more a part of things this week, but they need to show more offensively, regardless.