The Detroit Lions beat the Green Bay Packers in their final game with Aaron Rodgers, crushing their playoff hopes. Eight months later, they take on a new-look Packers team at the beginning of the Jordan Love era.
Both teams are 2-1 entering Thursday Night Football. With the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings sitting at 0-3, this game presents an opportunity to take control of the NFC North.
It has the makings of a fascinating battle at Lambeau Field, and here's how to watch.
What time is the Packers game tonight?
- Date: Thursday, September 28
- Time: 7:15 p.m. CT
- Location: Lambeau Field
What channel is the Packers game on tonight?
- TV channel: Amazon Prime Video
- Announcers: Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit
Packers vs. Lions Week 4 injuries
- Packers rule out T David Bakhtiari, G Elgton Jenkins, and LB De'Vondre Campbell
- Lions rule out G Halapoulivaati Vaitai, T Matt Nelson, and FB Jason Cabinda
Both teams are dealing with several injuries to key players.
Along with the players ruled out, the Packers have listed five players as questionable for Thursday Night Football: RB Aaron Jones, WR Christian Watson, CB Jaire Alexander, T Zach Tom, and CB Carrington Valentine. Green Bay will hope to have a few starters back this week.
The Lions have also listed five players as questionable: T Taylor Decker, G Jonah Jackson, S Kerby Joseph, RB David Montgomery, and CB Emmanuel Moseley.
Packers vs. Lions matchup history
The Packers lead the all-time series with the Lions 105-75-7. However, the Lions have had their way in recent matchups.
Detroit has a three-game win streak against Green Bay, including the most recent meeting at Lambeau Field in Week 18 of last season. The Lions beat the Packers 20-16.
Historically, the Packers have a phenomenal home record against the Lions, going 62-28-4 all-time. That includes a 24-0 stretch between 1992 and 2014. However, Detroit has won four of its previous eight games at Lambeau Field.