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Let’s take one last look at some key matchups in tonight’s Lions-Bears game here on Monday night.
I broke down some key topics on SiriusXM’s (Sirius 210/XM 87) show Rotoexperts with Dr. Roto Monday afternoon.
QB Jay Cutler’s fantasy value.
Who will step up with rookie WR Alshon Jeffery out with a hand injury.
TE Kellen Davis’s role in tonight’s game.
RB Matt Forte’s health status.
Optimal amount of carries between Forte and Bush.
How much longer will Alshon Jeffery be out?
What will the Bears do to pressure Lions’ QB Matthew Stafford?
Which Bears cornerback will cover Calvin Johnson, Charles Tillman or Tim Jennings?
What is different about CB Tim Jennings this season compared to season’s past?
Will the Bears be focused coming off a long break?
Will the next two week’s be trap games against Carolina and Tennessee?
The Bears will win if?
Over/Under 10 receptions for WR Brandon Marshall.
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There is no debating that the Chicago Bears thoroughly dominated the Detroit Lions on Monday night. Even though the Chicago Bears only won by six points, anyone who watched the game would agree that it felt more like a 30 point blowout than a game decided by less than a touchdown. Either way, the Chicago Bears won the game, but not without Jay Cutler suffering bruised ribs after...
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...
SOCIAL MEDIA SMACK TALK
Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall took to Twitter following the game Monday night to call out Lions defensive lineman Ndomukong Suh for his sack of Jay Cutler.
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.
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...
Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall isn't happy with Ndamukong Suh and his violent play on Monday night. Although the Lions defensive tackle was not flagged and will not be fined for the controversial play on quarterback Jay Cutler, Marshall took his rage to Twitter after the game.
"A Suh. What u did to Jay wasn't cool. Great players don't have to do that,"...
The game plan for the Chicago Bears on offense was to establish the run to open up the passing attack that would take advantage of a depleted Detroit Lions secondary. The run game was established but Jay Cutler once again struggled with his accuracy throughout the game. Prior to the sack by Ndamukong Suh that led to the bruised ribs, Cutler was 10 for 18 for a 55 completion percentage...
The Chicago Bears beat the Detroit Lions 13-7 on Monday night improving to 5-1 on the 2012 NFL season.
The Bears defense picked up where it left off against the Jaguars two weeks ago, forcing the Lions to go three-and-out on their first possession and the Bears’ offense capitalized on a six-play drive that led to a seven-yard touchdown catch by Brandon Marshall.
The home crowd...
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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...