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Calvin Johnson done talking about injuries with media

The two-time Pro Bowl-receiver created controversy when he told reporters he suffered a concussion and nerve damage early in the season before denying the claim a day later.

Hannah Foslien

A week after creating a media circus by speaking about injuries suffered in Week 4 against the Vikings, Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson told Paula Pasche of The Oakland Press on Friday that he will not be talking about injuries with the media.

On Thursday, Nov. 8, Johnson told reporters that he suffered concussion and nerve damage early in the season against the Vikings, before denying that one day later. He told reporters that he misused the terms "concussion" and "nerve damage" to describe what was actually a stinger.

In recent weeks, Johnson has practiced on a limited basis due to a knee injury and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. It seemingly hasn't slowed him, though, as the two-time Pro Bowler has a combined 19 receptions for 336 yards and a touchdown in the last two weeks.

He leads the NFL in receiving yards, entering Week 11 with 974 on 60 receptions with two touchdowns.