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Lions notes: Don’t expect Kerryon Johnson to be a bell-cow back

Kerryon Johnson got a lot of work in college, but expect that to get scaled back in the pros.

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  • Kerryon Johnson may already be getting first-team reps at practice, but don’t expect the Detroit Lions’ rookie running back to be the bell-cow back in 2018. Nate Atkins of MLive has a nice article breaking down how Johnson’s days as the 25-30-carry back at Auburn are done now in the NFL.

  • When Marvin Jones Jr. was facing a contested catch, no other player had more receiving yards nor yards per reception:

  • The Lions have officially found their replacement for Bill Keenist, who served as the head of the team’s media relation department for nearly two decades: