Found October 16, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Gettyimageproxy.ashx_requesturl_http_3a_2f_2fcache.gettyimages.com_2fxc_2f90716682.jpg_3fv_3d1_26c_3dewsasset_26k_3d2_26d_3d77bfba49ef878921cc759df4ebac47d0c18375bb7485ac9cac37f05bfe9473afe26c73c387be0fb1
It's deja-vu all over again for the Detroit Lions, who face off against the Chicago Bears in a highly anticipated Monday Night Football battle in October once more. For Chicago, last year's prime time game in Detroit was ugly from the start, and the Bears fell to the Lions on the road. This time around, they'll be looking for some swift payback at home in the week's final game. The Bears enter this contest rolling at 4-1, and have been putting up some excellent offensive and defensive numbers thus far. The Lions saved their season (for now) with Sunday's big overtime win in Philadelphia. Now, this match up has become a bit more intriguing as two NFC North bruisers try to position themselves in the division. But what do the Bears do best? Bears' Offensive Difference Maker: Matt Forte. Obviously, Forte is the man who drives Chicago's offense. If Forte is running well, opposing defenses will have a difficult time getting into enough of a rhythm to pressure J...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Doctors unsure if they’ll clear Jahvid Best

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz told the media today that the doctors are still going back and forth when it comes to clearing running back Jahvid Best.“There was a lot of testing done, and different stuff like that. A lot of opinions going back and forth,” said Schwartz, via Anwar Richardson of MLive.comIt was reported on Sunday that Best hasn’t had any concussion symptoms...

Nate Burleson says the Lions have their bad guy swagger back

Much has been made about the Detroit Lions being an undisciplined group on the field and an arrest waiting to happen off of it. The Lions during this training camp took steps to address those matters, and some on the team feel that the effort took some of their aggressiveness away. According to ESPN.com wide receiver Nate Burleson “said that in an effort to regain some discipline...

Burleson, Lions get their 'nasty' back

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson felt his team, on a three-game losing streak, needed to regain its swagger. So when he scored a touchdown Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles to help cut a deficit to three points with 3 minutes remaining, Burleson pretended to point a rifle in the air and shoot -- you got it -- an Eagle. A day later, after the Lions...

Lions' RB Best not cleared for contact

Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best will remain on the side line. The Lions said on Monday evening that Best was cleared by doctors for contract. Best hasnt played in a year because of a head injury. He underwent a series of neurological tests last week and would have been eligible to return from the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list if he was cleared.

Lions announce that Jahvid Best won’t be cleared to play

The Detroit Lions have announced that running back Jahvid Best will not be permitted to play this season after undergoing multiple concussion tests.The Lions released the following statement:“After today’s consultation with medical experts, including representatives from our medical and training staffs, it has been determined that Jahvid will not be permitted to return to play...

Offensive, defensive lines step up for Lions

Its exciting to have playmakers at the skill positions like Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson. They get the headlines, they sell the jerseys, they fill the stadiums. But, in the end, football is still about what happens in the trenches, and thats what has to be so encouraging for the Detroit Lions coming off their 26-23 overtime victory last Sunday at Philadelphia. Despite committing...

Doctors Tell Lions RB Jahvid Best He’s Not Ready To Return…

Doctors Tell Lions RB Jahvid Best He’s Not Ready To Return - A full year after his last concussion, Jahvid Best has been told it’s still not safe for him to return to the field. General Manager Martin Mayhew released a statement saying that medical experts had told Best and the Lions that it is still not safe for him to play. “After today’s consultation with medical experts...

Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best still unable to return.

His career due to concussions may be cut short

Lions RB Best still not cleared to play

Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best was not cleared Monday after taking post concussion tests last week and will not be permitted to return to the field yet. Best hasn't played in a calendar year due to his most recent concussion, but was hopeful the battery of tests he underwent last week would finally clear him medically when he became eligible to return from the physically...

Jahvid Best Won't Be Cleared To Play This Season

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Lions have announced that running back Jahvid Best (concussions) will not be permitted to return to play.Fantasy Spin:Tough break for Best, who was attempting to return when first eligible in Week 7. The running back has not played in more than a year and it remains to be seen if he will ever return to the game.

Detroit Lions at Philadelphia Eagles: Hero and Zero of the Game

The Detroit Lions came back once again in the fourth quarter to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday afternoon. Trailing by 10 points on two different occasions in the final quarter, the Lions roared back to tie the game on a Jason Hanson field goal with three seconds to play. Hanson then kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime to give the Lions the improbable win.After...
Lions News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.