GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Green Bay Packers will try to stay atop the NFC North without five starters.

The Packers ruled out linebacker Clay Matthews (hamstring), safety Charles Woodson (collarbone), receiver Jordy Nelson (hamstring), running back James Starks (knee) and defensive end C.J. Wilson (knee) for the game against division rival Detroit on Sunday night.

Green Bay (8-4) is tied with Chicago for the NFC North lead with four weeks left in the regular season.