San Diego Chargers wide receiver Steve Johnson walks onto the field before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego Chargers wide receiver Stevie Johnson will miss the season with a knee injury, coach Mike McCoy confirmed Thursday.
Johnson injured his right knee during the second practice of training camp while getting up to run downfield after making a diving catch. The nine-year pro underwent surgery Tuesday and was told Wednesday that his season was done.
Johnson, who's often used as a slot receiver, missed six games last year with hamstring and groin issues. He had 45 catches for three touchdowns and 497 yards.
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