Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 6/29/14

DENVER - AUGUST 21: Jahvid Best of the Detroit Lions rushes the ball as Ryan McBean and Renaldo Hill of the Denver Broncos make the stop during preseason NFL action at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 21, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The touchdown gave the Lions a 10-0 first quarter lead. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Detroit Lions' spectacular turnaround continued in the national spotlight in their last game. Now looking match their best start in 55 years, the Lions face a team that's undergoing a similar resurgence under a new coach. Former University of Michigan star Jim Harbaugh will try to lead his San Francisco 49ers to a fourth straight victory and deal the Lions their first loss of the season Sunday at Ford Field. Playing its first Monday night game in a decade, Detroit (5-0) pulled away in the second half for a 24-13 victory over Chicago. Jahvid Best had an 88-yard touchdown run, the second-longest in franchise history, as the Lions outscored the Bears 17-3 over the final 30 minutes for their first 5-0 start since 1956. Detroit opened 6-0 that year, a run capped by a 17-13 victory over San Francisco. Best finished with a career-best 163 yards and Calvin Johnson became the first player with nine touchdown catches in the first five games, scoring on a 73-yard reception in the secon...
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