Packers activate Tolzien; bad sign for Rodgers?
In a possible sign that Aaron Rodgers isn't 100 percent healthy today, the Green Bay Packers have activated quarterback Scott Tolzien for the first time all season, giving them three available quarterbacks against the Detroit Lions.
Rodgers sustained a calf strain, which limited him in practice this week, last week at Tampa Bay. It's the first time all season Green Bay will have three quarterbacks activated.
The most significant inactive player on the Packers list is running back/kick returner DuJuan Harris. Replacing Harris on kick returns likely will be Micah Hyde.
Also inactive for the Packers is injured cornerback Davon House (shoulder), wide receiver Jeff Janis, tight end Justin Perillo, center Garth Gerhart, linebacker Carl Bradford and defensive tackle Bruce Gaston.
Inactive for the Lions are injured defensive tackle Nick Fairley (knee), quarterback Kellen Moore, cornerback Josh Thomas, guard Rodney Austin, defensive end Larry Webster, wide receiver Ryan Broyles and defensive tackle Caraun Reid.
Detroit starting center Dominic Raiola is suspended for the game and will be replaced in the lineup by rookie Travis Swanson.