ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Quarterback Drew Stafford and receiver Calvin Johnson are among several Detroit Lions starters being held out of the team's preseason finale at Buffalo on Thursday night.
Backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky is listed as the starter.
Detroit (2-1) will open the season by hosting the New York Giants on Sept. 8.
Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins is available to play after missing last weekend's loss to Tampa Bay because of bruised ribs.
Buffalo opens the season at Chicago on Sept. 7.
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