|Eagles not discussing plans for Lions WR Johnson|
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|Friday, 12 October 2012 10:42|
The All-Pro wide receiver will try to catch his first touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford this season when the Detroit Lions (1-3) visit the Philadelphia Eagles (3-2) on Sunday.
``When they give you the nickname `Megatron,' that means you're pretty good,'' Eagles coach Andy Reid said of Johnson. ``He's a really good player.''
Johnson has a tough challenge going against a secondary that features a pair of accomplished cornerbacks: two-time All-Pro Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, a 2009 Pro Bowl pick. Rookie Brandon Boykin may even line up against Johnson at times.
``These guys have corners that can play,'' Stafford said. ``You look at them on tape, they're shutting guys down.''
Whatever the Eagles plan to do to cover Johnson, they're not letting on.