The Lions have already lost cornerbacks Bill Bentley and Nevin Lawson to season-ending injuries, and safety James Ihedigbo hasn’t played yet.
“If they rob him of the Pro Bowl, I might go to the NFL office myself and figure out what’s going on,” linebacker Stephen Tulloch said.
“As long as we don’t give up big play touchdowns,” said defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, “we should have an opportunity to win.”
Reggie Bush’s workload hasn’t been all that high this season, splitting time in the backfield with Joique Bell.
Packers have won 15 of past 17 in series, but Detroit routed Green Bay on Thanksgiving last year.
Reggie Bush has restructured his contract in a move that gives the Lions some cap relief, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today.
Against Nelson, the most the Lions can do is try to slow him down and prevent any game-wrecking plays, coordinator Teryl Austin said.
Jim Caldwell does not buy the narrative that Matthew Stafford has been forcing the ball to superstar wide receiver Calvin Johnson.
No matter how the Packers defense lines up, Clay Matthews is adamant that his top goal is to disrupt opponents and make big plays.
Ihedigbo says his status is day-to-day. However, he also said his improvement has been steady, without setbacks.