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Jets CB Revis receives assignment vs. Lions WR Johnson

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New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis is scheduled to open Sunday's game matched up against Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, despite a 6-inch height disadvantage, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

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The Jets also have packages in place for cornerback Antonio Cromartie, who's 6-foot-2, to man up on the 6-5 Johnson, and they could alternate coverages in the game, a tactic they have used on bigger receivers this season.

Revis, an All-Pro who's listed at 5-11, has played in the Jets' last three games after missing two because of a hamstring injury.

Johnson leads the Lions this season with 38 receptions for 538 yards and eight touchdowns.

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