DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Houston is inactive against the Green Bay Packers because of a foot injury.

Houston was listed as doubtful for Thursday’s game. He was hurt during Sunday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Lions rookie Darius Slay, a second-round pick, is making his third start and first since Week 2 in place of Houston.

Green Bay cornerback Sam Shields and defensive tackle Johnny Jolly are both back in the starting lineup after missing the previous game with injuries.

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The Packers officially ruled quarterback Aaron Rodgers out Wednesday and said Matt Flynn would start. Rodgers is missing his fourth straight game since fracturing his left collarbone Nov. 4 against Chicago.

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