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Thursday, 16 January 2014 09:40

Lions WR Johnson had surgeries on knee and finger

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson recently had surgeries on his right knee and a finger. Lions general manager Martin Mayhew told reporters Wednesday that Johnson's knee surgery was a relatively minor arthroscopic procedure. Johnson missed two games last season because of his knee ailment. He finished with 1,492 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns, earning a spot on The Associated Press NFL All-Pro team for a third straight year. Johnson pulled out of the Pro Bowl because of his injuries and was replaced by Chicago's Alshon Jeffery.