Diehl Out For Giants, Rookie Mosley Starts In Diehl's Place

DETROIT (CBSNewYork/AP) — Detroit Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is active against the New York Giants.

Johnson was listed as questionable for Sunday’s game because of an injured right knee.

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The physical and athletic receiver nicknamed “Megatron” is a handfull for any NFL defense.

Lions cornerback Darius Slay is active, just two weeks after he had surgery on his right knee. Detroit cornerback Chris Houston is inactive for a second straight game because of a toe injury. The Lions previously ruled out tight end Brandon Pettigrew because of an injured left ankle.

Giants guard David Diehl is inactive with a knee injury. Rookie Brandon Mosley is making his first start in Diehl’s place.

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New York is starting wide receiver Rueben Randle in place of Victor Cruz, who will miss the rest of the season after having surgery Thursday on his left knee.

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