Matt Patricia says Lions want to "just try to be smart" with Kerryon Johnson

Lions head coach Matt Patricia said he wants to "just try to be smart" with returning RB Kerryon Johnson against the Broncos.

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Patricia was asked how limited Johnson would be in his return and he said: "Don't know if you want to use the word 'limit,' just try to be smart." It makes sense for the Lions to not rush Johnson right back into the full-thrust role with just two games left in a three-win season. Bo Scarbrough held the fort down in Johnson's absence and J.D. McKissic operated as the pass-catching running back. All three could be in the mix on Sunday.

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