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Chargers say wide receiver Stevie Johnson needs knee surgery

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers coach Mike McCoy says wide receiver Stevie Johnson needs surgery for his injured right knee.

McCoy said Monday that the team won't know the severity of the injury until after the surgery, which will be in the next few days.

Johnson was hurt during practice on Sunday.

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