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Calvin Johnson inactive Sunday for Lions

By Will Brinson | NFL Writer

Calvin Johnson probably will play Sunday. (USATSI)
Calvin Johnson won't play for the first time since 2010. (USATSI)

The most dominant wideout in the NFL won't be on the field in Week 5: Calvin Johnson is inactive for the Lions Sunday when they play the Packers.

Johnson is a stunning scratch -- check all of our Week 5 NFL injury updates here -- with a knee injury. He had returned to practice but the team announced he won't play.

The Lions don't exactly have a ton of success in Lambeau Field to begin with ...

So this doesn't bode well for Detroit. Matthew Stafford will now have to lean on Reggie Bush out of the backfield and a limited set of options including Kris Durham and Ryan Broyles.

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