Stafford to start
DETROIT Matthew Stafford will get his chance to play on national television after all. The Lions rookie quarterback will start todays game against the Green Bay Packers. Stafford separated his shoulder in Sundays dramatic 38-37 win over Cleveland. He was listed as doubtful on Wednesdays injury report.
Inactive for the Lions are: WR Derrick Williams, S Kalvin Pearson, FB Terrelle Smith, LB Ernie Sims, C Melvin Fowler, T Ephraim Salaam and DE Dewayne White.