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When the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions get together Monday evening at Soldier Field, a lot will be on the line. Detroit hopes to turn their season around and vault back into the NFC North race, while the Bears are looking to make a statement and stamp themselves as legitimate NFC title contenders. In the modern NFL, these two teams [...]
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Hey, at least Ndamukong Suh didn’t stomp on Jay Cutler after sacking him during Monday Night Football between the Bears and Lions. Cutler returned to the game, but had to go to the locker room early during halftime for rib evaluation.
Under the lights of Soldier Field, on the big stage of Monday Night Football, the Detroit Lions have a chance.It’s more than just a chance to win the game, it’s a chance to prove they belong in the conversation of top NFL teams.Heading into this week seven Monday night matchup, Detroit has a disappointing record of 2-3. With back-to-back losses to Tennessee and Minnesota, the...
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler returned in the second half after sustaining bruised ribs in the second quarter. Cutler was taken into the locker room before halftime to have his ribs evaluated.
Cutler, who was driven into the ground by Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, was tended to for minutes by team trainers. He returned to action shortly after the hit, but was escorted...
Coming off a season-saving, confidence-building overtime victory at Philadelphia, the Detroit Lions head to Chicago to take on the Bears in a Monday Night match-up between bitter rivals.
Here are five storylines to watch:
1. Perceptions change so rapidly in the NFL. After a shaky Week 2 loss to Green Bay, the Bears were getting ripped and downgraded. Now theyre back up to No. 4...
Bears and Lions. Doesn’t exactly have the same aura as Bears and Packers but in this day the rivalry is just as big, if not bigger. Although the Bears players have taken the high road when asked about their hatred toward the Lions it no secret there is no love lost here.This Lions bunch has been labeled dirty -- no matter how much fourth-year quarterback Matthew Stafford wants...
Despite a gutsy come-from-behind win that puts the Detroit Lions at 2-3 on the year, the biggest concern coming out of the game and heading into Monday Night is quarterback Matthew Stafford and his altered throwing motion. Even though the … Continue reading →
When a guy nicknamed Megatron is wide open and drops a pass for a big play on your opening drive, youre probably in for a long night.
It was indeed a very long night for the Detroit Lions.
Despite a valiant effort by their improving defense, the Lions failed to win a game they desperately needed for their playoff hopes Monday night.
The Chicago Bears shut down the Lions once-powerful...
Jay Cutler threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Marshall and the Chicago Bears held a 13-0 lead over the Detroit Lions after three quarters on Monday night.
The Bears are trying to solidify their spot at the top of the NFC North, while the last-place Lions are trying to get back into the race and avoid its fourth loss in five games.
Midway through the second quarter, the Bears...
CHICAGO (AP) -- There was a big gasp going through the stadium as Jay Cutler writhed in pain on the field. He got up and the defense provided a big lift.
Cutler returned after bruising his ribs, and Brian Urlacher made a key fumble recovery to help the Chicago Bears beat the Detroit Lions 13-7 on Monday night for their fourth straight win.
It was certainly not an easy night for...
The Lions are back, baby!
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CHICAGO -- With many people believing Chicago's defense had become too old, the Bears juiced up their offense this year and made it look as if they were going to change a style of play that was decades old. But these are the Bears we're talking about, and change comes slowly. Apparently, so does the aging of their defense. The Bears' not-too-old defense shut down...