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Camp Blitz: CJ is Good, Run Game Isn't

Calvin Johnson (AP Photos)

A complete training camp "blitz," including notes on Calvin Johnson, Detroit's running game (or lack thereof), and several other news and notes from camp and the exhibition season.

The Lions' running game isn't off and running as hoped. In the Lions' exhibition opener, a 13-10 victory over the New York Giants, the offensive line failed to create much room to run in the zone-blocking scheme. Running back Tatum Bell gained only eight yards on seven carries. Rookie Kevin Smith gained 22 on eight. But the Lions remain committed to the run. To illustrate that, coach Rod Marinelli... Recommended Stories