In the latter stages of yet another losing season, the Detroit Lions suffered a close defeat at home to the Chicago Bears.
The Lions haven't lost since that game - despite trailing by 20 or more points in each of the past two weeks - and will try to add to their spectacular turnaround as the Bears visit Ford Field again Monday night.
Detroit was 2-9 and had dropped 46 of its previous 51 games when it welcomed Chicago on Dec. 5. The Lions led by three entering the fourth quarter of that game, but the Bears rallied to win on a touchdown pass by Jay Cutler.
Detroit bounced back from that 24-20 defeat by topping eventual Super Bowl champion Green Bay to start its current eight-game win streak, the NFL's longest active run. The Lions (4-0) are also enjoying their best start since 1956 thanks in large part to a pair of incredible comebacks.
Detroit was behind 20-0 at halftime in Minnesota on Sept. 25 before pulling out a 26-23 overtime win and trailed 27-3 in Dallas early in the third...