Lions uncertain of Calvin Johnson’s status for Week 17

Calvin Johnson could miss game against Giants?

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Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz did not answer questions about the status of wide receiver Calvin Johnson for the Week 17 finale against Minnesota.

With nothing to play for and Johnson dealing with injuries to a knee and ankle the team could shut down their top wide receiver.

Johnson had an unproductive game against the New York Giants in Week 16 as the Lions were eliminated from playoff contention. The loss figures to cost Schwartz his job.

If Johnson does not ply expect to see a lot of Kris Durham, Nate Burleson, and Kevin Ogletree in three-receiver sets.