Johnson and Bush are out for the first time this season, both with ankle injuries. Corey Fuller and Joique Bell will start in their places. Also inactive for the Lions: tight end Joseph Fauria, linebacker Travis Lewis, quarterback Kellen Moore, defensive end Larry Webster and offensive tackle Garrett Reynolds.
The Vikings will keep linebacker Chad Greenway out for a third straight game due to broken ribs, with Gerald Hodges starting instead. Safety Harrison Smith is in the lineup despite an ankle he sprained in the previous game. Also inactive: fullback Zach Line, linebacker Brandon Watts, defensive end Scott Crichton and guards David Yankey and Austin Wentworth.