Green Bay (7-4) at Detroit (4-7), 8:25 p.m. on CBS and NFL Network. It’s a week 10 rematch as Green Bay and Detroit, who played on Thanksgiving Day, meet in the Motor City to open play in week 13.

The Packers enter the Thursday night contest with a 17-13 loss at Lambeau to Chicago last Thursday evening in the land of beer, cheese and bratwurst. Green Bay trailed 14-13 at the half before Chicago pulled a little further away when Bears K Robbie Gould connected on a 21-yard field with 12:15 left to play. Green Bay’s Eddie Lacy ran for 105 yards (the Packers tallied 177, outpacing Da Bears, who had 101) and had the game’s first TD when he and Aaron Rodgers connected on a 25-yard TD pass late in the first quarter. Green Bay, who lost their second game at home in a row, turned the ball over twice (once on a Rodgers interception) had one last chance to take the lead back and win at home but three Rodgers passes in the red zone went incomplete, allowing Chicago to take the ball over on downs and win the game. The Packers were 3 of 11 and 0 of 2 on third and fourth down tries and kept the ball for 28:48, while Chicago was 5 of 14 on third down tries and ruled the clock, holding the ball for 31:12.

Detroit, on the other hand, made life somewhat less than pleasant for the Eagles at Ford Field last Thursday after their 45-14 win over Philadelphia. After a 7-7 tie, Detroit would take the lead for keeps when Golden Tate III and QB Matthew Stafford connected on a 2-yard TD pass with 7:53 left before halftime. Stafford was far from finished as far as throwing TD passes was concerned, as he and WR Calvin Johnson connected three times, with the longest pass coming from 25 yards away with 12 seconds left before intermission to give the Lions a 24-7 lead at the break. Detroit went on to score their final 21 points of the second half unchallenged before the Eagles scored on a 24-yard TD pass by Jordan Matthews from QB Mark Sanchez.
Detroit outrushed the Eagles 108-68 and Johnson led all receivers with 93 yards on eight catches. Stafford threw for 337 yards and five TDs without an interception, while Sanchez was sacked six times, despite throwing a pair of TDs. Detroit went 5 of 10 on third down tries and kept the ball for 37:11, while the Eagles kept it for 22:49 and went 6 of 14 on third down tries.

“It’s really fun to play on Thanksgiving and it’s a blast when you win,” Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford told the Detroit Free Press. “Our team never wavered after the slow start and it’s a lot of fun when you get on a streak like we’re on.”

Stafford completed 27 of 38 passes (71.1 percent) for 337 yards and five touchdowns for a 137.8 passer rating last week. Stafford has passed for 1,498 yards (374.5 per game) with 12 touchdowns and two interceptions for a 107.7 passer rating in his past four games on Thursday.

Detroit has won three of its past four games against the Packers. Stafford aims for his third consecutive win at home against Green Bay.

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has 14 touchdowns in 15 career games against the Packers. In his past seven against Green Bay, Johnson has 48 catches for 808 yards and five touchdowns. After catching three touchdowns last Thursday against Philadelphia, he aims for his eighth Thursday game in a row with a touchdown catch. Since 2011, Johnson leads the NFL with 7,135 receiving yards, averaging 101.9 receiving yards per game.

PLAYER, TEAM (TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS)
Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants (11)
Dez Bryant, Dallas (9)
Randall Cobb, Green Bay (8)

On defense, Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah enters Week 13 with 11.5 sacks, the most in the NFC, tying him for the league lead with four forced fumbles. Ansah has 9.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in his past eight games.

The players with the most sacks this season:

PLAYER, TEAM (SACKS, TACKLES, FORCED FUMBLES)
J.J. Watt, Houston (13.5, 55, 1)
Ezekiel Ansah, Detroit (11.5, 32, 4)
Chandler Jones, New England (10.5, 33, 3)

They met in the land of cheese, beer and bratwurst in week 10 and for the Lions had a huge load lifted off them as they held off a late Green Bay rally and beat the Packers 18-16. Detroit broke a 3-3 halftime tie and took an 18-3 lead into the fourth quarter before Green Bay rallied to make it a 2-point contest when Rodgers and TE Justin Perillo connected on an 11-yard TD pass with 32 seconds left. With no time outs left, Green Bay tried an onside kick and found success when Johnson could not hang on to the ball. The Packers then proceeded to move the ball downfield and attempted a 52-yard field goal by Mason Crosby with five seconds left. The kick would wind up being short and the Lions would take a win in Lambeau for the first time in 8,376 days or 21 years. Green Bay was 9 of 19 on third down tries, keeping the ball for 29:20, while Detroit was 5 of 16 and 1 of 1 on third and fourth downs, holding the ball for 30:40.

In the first meeting at Lambeau, Green Bay was favored by 12 but Detroit won by only 2 and did not cover the spread. Both teams also missed the 48 over/under, scoring only 34 points in the week 10 matchup. This time around, the Packers are favored by 3 and the over/under is 47. For the Lions, it’s a chance to do something they haven’t done since 1991 and that’s sweep the Packers, while Green Bay, in the chase for a wild card or the NFC North title, is looking for revenge. History may have a way of repeating itself but not this time. Packers get their revenge and win in the Motor City, covering the 3.

Broadcast Information: CBS and NFL Network at 8:25 p.m.: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Tim Ryan.

Injury Report

Green Bay at Detroit

Green Bay
OUT: WR Ty Montgomery (Ankle)
QUESTIONABLE: T Bryan Bulaga (Ankle), CB Damarious Randall (Knee), G Thomas Lang (Shoulder), C Corey Linsley (Ankle)
PROBABLE: WR Jared Abbrederis (Rib), S Micah Hyde (Hip), LB Nathan Palmer (Foot), CB Demetri Goodson (Illness), G Josh Sitton (Back)

Detroit
OUT: WR Lance Moore (Ankle)
QUESTIONABLE: WR Calvin Johnson (Ankle), K Matt Prater (Illness), DT Caraun Reid (Ankle), C Travis Swanson (Ankle), G Lawrence Warford (Concussion), S Glover Quin (Ankle)
PROBABLE: WR Golden Tate (Calf), DT Gabriel Wright (Ankle), S James Ihedigbo (Hamstring)

Weather Forecast: Game Indoors

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