The 2-1 Lions welcome the 3-0 Bears into Ford Field for an important statement game against a division foe in these still early weeks of the NFL season. Essentially this game is worth twice as much given the divisional game and it’s role as a pace setter in the NFC North.
It’s all on the table this year for Detroit, they are facing a team in the Bears that has almost won 60% of the games between the two teams good for a 96-65-5 record. Chicago even beat Detroit in both games last year 13-7 and 26-24. To go a step further, do you realize Jay Cutler is 7-1 against the Lions? He simply owns Detroit.
Scouting the Bears
The Bears have injuries to important players. Defensive tackle Henry Melton is out for the year and corner back Charles Tillman is banged up as well. However Tillman’s injury really makes no difference as he’ll likely play and make an impact as he does in every game against the Lions. Tillman is simply the best turnover creator in the NFL. So Detroit will have to protect ...