Lions vs. Packers 2013 final score: Green Bay dispatches short-handed Detroit, 22-9

Without their top two receivers, the Lions struggled to score all game long and could not pull off the upset in Lambeau.

The Detroit Lions received bad news before the game when it was announced that star receiver Calvin Johnson would be inactive with a knee injury. His absence was apparent, too, as the offense struggled to move the ball all game long en route to a 22-9 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

The Lions defense did their best to keep it close and the halftime score was just 6-3, but Aaron Rodgers found James Jones for an 83-yard touchdown in the third quarter. The Packers' second-half offense did more than enough to take the win at home.

The Packers improve to 2-2 while the Lions fall to 3-2.

Fantasy studs and duds

Jones had 127 yards and a touchdown and Jordy Nelson added 82 yards of his own. Randall Cobb was held to 35 yards and out of the end zone in the air, but he contributed 72 yards on the ground.

Reggie Bush really disappointed fantasy owners this week, gaining just 69 total yards and no touchdowns.

Injury report

Packers linebacker Brad Jones left with a hamstring injury and did not return. Clay Matthews suffered a thumb injury.

Lions tackle Jason Fox left with a knee injury.

Did they cover?

The Packers were seven-point favorites according to, and they covered easily.

What's next?

Packers at Ravens, 1 p.m. ET

Lions at Browns, 1 p.m. ET

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