Bengals vs. Lions inactives: Calvin Johnson to suit up Sunday

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The big-play receiver is listed as probable and is expected to see increased playing time against the Bengals.

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is active for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, which will kick off at 1 p.m. ET.

Johnson has been battling a knee injury that kept him out of Week 5 and severely limited him in last weekend's win over the Browns. Johnson played just 39 snaps that game and was limited in practice this past week, but looks to see his activity level increase against the Bengals.

The Lions will be without receiver Nate Burleson, who is still recovering from a broken arm, and tight end Tony Scheffler, who is still suffering concussion symptoms. Linebacker Ashlee Palmer, safety Louis Delmas, and cornerback Rashean Mathis are all active, as is running back Joique Bell, who injured his ribs last week against Cleveland.

For the Bengals, center Kyle Cook, defensive tackle Devon Still and cornerback Terence Newman will all suit up. Their inactives, via Twitter:

Kellen Moore, Jonte Green, Theo Riddick, LeRoy Harris and Jason Fox are also inactive for the Lions.

Visit NFL.com for complete injury listings.

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