Originally posted on Bears Locker  |  Last updated 11/11/11
The Lions won the first matchup between these teams 24-13 in Detroit, five weeks ago.  A lot has changed since then as the Bears have caught fire and won their last three games, while the Lions have lost two of their last three games.  Here is a look at the matchups in this game: When the Bears have the ball:  The Bears are going to likely come out running the ball with Matt Forte and Marion Barber against a Lions’ D that is giving up 137.6 yards rushing per game and 5.2 yards per carry.  After they establish the running game, I look for the Bears to take some shots deep with Jay Cutler throwing to his pretty speedy corps of WRs.  The key will be the O-Line giving Cutler time to throw the ball and they have been much better at that as of late.  I have a feeling that the Bears are going to move the ball pretty well this Sunday against the Lions. When the Lions have the ball:  The Bears are going to have to go all out to get pressure on QB Matt Stafford.  If he has time to sit back in the
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