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Injury to insult: Johnson possibly hurt, Slay may have concussion

As if things couldn't look more grim for the Lions after Sunday's blowout to the Chiefs, two key Lions players may have been hurt in the course of action.

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Coming off a disaster in London as the Detroit Lions were disenfranchised by the Kansas City Chiefs, things couldn't really get worse for the Lions. This thought was quickly banished when news came out that the injuries might be piling up again, and one injury coming on the Lions' biggest contributor, Calvin Johnson.

Megatron, who had 85 yards on five receptions in Sunday's London match, was seen nursing his left ankle and working with trainers, per Kyle Meinke:

Damage to Calvin Johnson would remove Stafford's primary weapon from the field. Calvin Johnson missed time last year to injuries as well.

In addition, Lions cornerback Darius Slay suffered a potential concussion playing against the Chiefs. He was not available to the media following the loss, which points to concussion protocol in effect. Such an injury would cast a pall on a struggling secondary.

We will keep you up to date as more develops.

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