Found October 25, 2012 on Football Nation:
With Halloween just around the corner, Chicago's aptly nicknamed Monsters of the Midway lived up to their menacing moniker by absolutely dominating the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on Monday Night Football.  The 13-7 final score was not actually indicative of the brutal beating that the vaunted Bears' defense bestowed upon the lackluster Lions' offense.In fact, the Bears ball hawking defense forced four more turnovers and flirted with their first home shutout of the Lions since 1962 until visibly flustered Detroit QB Matthew Stafford found Ryan Broyles in the back of the Chicago end zone with just 30 seconds left in regulation. "You can go in and talk to any of our defensive players," said Bears coach Lovie Smith. "They'll tell you it's not a good defensive effort unless we're taking the ball away. That's what leads to wins, and you see it time after time."Defensive takeaways and exceptional cornerback play have been the keys to Chic...

Brandon Marshall has some words for Ndamukong Suh

After watching Jay Cutler get slammed to the turf by Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh during last night’s game, Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall went on Twitter and called Suh out.A Suh. What u did to Jay wasn’t cool. Great players don’t have to do that.— Brandon Marshall (@BMarshall) October 23, 2012A Suh. Something I’ve learned and now passing down to you. Succeed...

Lions sticking with Logan for return duties

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The spotlight is going to be on the Detroit Lions special teams for the near future. Every mistake will be magnified because of the two punt returns and two kick returns allowed for touchdowns in a recent two-game stretch. This weeks goat is return specialist Stefan Logan, who muffed a punt on a fair catch at the Detroit 27-yard line early in the second half...

Bears' Marshall mad at Lions' Suh

Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall isn't happy with Ndamukong Suh and his violent play on Monday night.

NFL Rumors: Will Detroit Lions Work Out Plaxico Burress, Terrell Owens Or Chad Johnson?

The Detroit Lions suffered a pair of difficult losses on Monday Night Football, losing the game to the Chicago Bears, as well as wide receiver Nate Burleson for the rest of the 2012 NFL season after the wide receiver broke his leg following a third quarter catch in the 13-7 loss. That drops the Lions to just 2-4 with a difficult contest next week against the Seattle Seahawks. It...

Detroit Lions: What Happened to Super Expectations?

In the preseason, I wrote about Bill Ford Jr. making the prediction that the Lions would win the Super Bowl this season. I then also added, hastily, that it might not be that crazy of a thought. Everything about the Lions showed that their needle was indeed pointing up. Yet, here we are six games into the 2012 campaign and Detroit is in familiar territory; the basement of the NFC...

Chicago Bears: In the Discussion For NFC’s Best?

After I wrote yesterday about how it appears to be the Houston Texans and everyone else in the AFC, over on the other side, the NFC is becoming a bloodbath. The Packers are still the Packers, Atlanta is undefeated, San Francisco has a defense that any team would be envious of and the Giants look every bit capable of repeating last season’s success. But after improving to 5-1 last...

Seahawks-Lions Preview

History says a second straight trip to the postseason is highly unlikely for the Detroit Lions after multiple turnovers cost them a chance at a victory in their last contest. Holding on to the ball has been particularly difficult for the Seattle Seahawks on the road. After squandering countless offensive opportunities in their latest losses, the Lions and Seahawks will look to...
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