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Lions QB Stafford insists he doesn't need reps with WR Johnson

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Matthew Stafford has completed passes to 11 different receivers this preseason, everyone, it seems, except Calvin Johnson. Johnson has not played in the Detroit Lions' first three exhibition games and is not expected to dress for next week's preseason finale against the Buffalo Bills. But Stafford said Friday he's not the least bit concerned about his timing with the Lions' star receiver. "I feel pretty good about it," Stafford said. "I'd rather him be feeling as good as he can possibly feel going into Week 1. We've had a really good thing going in practice. We're going against a good defense, against a fast defense, and...

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