This ugly season will come to an end for the Detroit Lions, but will their losing streak? The Lions play their final game Sunday afternoon at Ford Field against the Chicago Bears, who are still in playoff contention.
Here are five storylines to follow:
1. Have the Bears not heard that youre supposed to let sleeping Lions lie?
Chicago still has a very realistic shot at making the playoffs despite losing five of its last seven games after a 7-1 start.
The Bears need a victory and a Minnesota loss or tie at Green Bay to clinch one of the NFC wild-card berths.
Detroit, on the other hand, appears to be down and out with a 4-11 record, a seven-game losing streak and nothing but the role of spoiler to play.
So why are the Bears talking trash to risk waking up their NFC North division rival?
It makes no sense. Keep your mouth shut and just watch the Lions self-destruct one more time.
But here are the Bears mouthing off. Defensive tackle Henry Melton pulled out the old dirty card on ...