Found September 28, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan doesn’t recall the exact moment but he said there was a point last year where running back Joique Bell combined his talent hunger and ridiculously strong legs to become an NFL running back. Bell said the light came on so to speak as soon as he made the Lions’ 53-man roster. “When I made the team I knew it was a close call” he said. “I never wanted to make it close again so I came out and did what I have to do.” Bell a Benton Harbor native went undrafted out of Wayne State in 2010 and although he landed with four different teams before signing with Detroit at the end of the 2011 season he never really had a shot at being a running back. In Bell’s first game with the Lions last year he had one carry a 1-yard touchdown. In his second his role expanded. He had six carries for just 14 yards and two receptions for 59 yards and that second catch proved something to Linehan. “When we played early in the season last year Joique was in the game o...

Detroit Lions Look to Silence Roaring Chicago Bears

Normally, I try to write in a completely objective manner. Twice per year, however, I am treated to a bitter rivalry dating back to 1930 between the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears. Let’s look at the headlines, shall we? Key Matchups: Ndamukong Suh vs Kyle Long. It was reported by Lions beat writer Tim Twentyman this week that Long was drafted with Suh in mind. This will be a good...

Reggie Bush active against Bears

DETROIT Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush is officially active and expected to start Sundays game against the Chicago Bears. Bush missed last weeks victory at Washington because of a knee injury. Defensive end Ezekiel Ziggy Ansah (abdomen) and offensive tackle Corey Hilliard (groin) are also ready to go and expected to start for the Lions. Chicagos Charles Tillman, a standout...

Lions' defense disruptive in 40-32 victory over Bears

DETROIT - If the Chicago Bears really want someone to block Ndamukong Suh so badly, they need Nick Fairley. Fairley was the only one who could contain Suh Sunday afternoon. It was late in the third quarter when Suh forced a sack-fumble that resulted in Fairleys 4-yard scoop-and-score in the Lions 40-32 victory at Ford Field. Suh raced off the field while Fairley and the rest of...

Reggie Bush USC Style 37 Yard YD Run (Video)

Reggie Bush swear he back at USC.

Lions vs. Bears: Five things to watch

OK, it's only Week 4, but first place will be on the line Sunday, which has been a rare occurrence at Ford Field over the years. Beggars can't be choosers. The Detroit Lions take on the Chicago Bears and while it's not technically must win for either, these are the types of games that start to reveal playoff contenders from pretenders. Here are five storylines to follow...

Bush, Lions romp over Bears in division showdown

If the Lions had a list of objectives for Sunday's game against the Bears they could've put a check by all of them with a permanent marker after their 40-32 win at Ford Field. Win the turnover battle -- check. Find ways for running back Reggie Bush to use his speed in space -- nailed it. Contain Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall and keep Bears quarterback Jay Cutler...

Bears' Charles Tillman, Lions' Reggie Bush active

Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is in the lineup against Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions. Tillman was questionable for Sunday's game because of knee and groin injuries. Lions running back Reggie Bush is active, as expected. He was listed as probable with an ailing left knee, a week after missing a game. Bush's return bumped Mikel Leshoure back to the inactive...

Calvin Johnson on Bears: 'Can't stand them'

An NFL rivalry is renewed this weekend when the Chicago Bears pay a visit to the Motor City to battle the Detroit Lions. And this means trash talking is inevitable. The most recent bit of talk comes from Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson, who made his feelings crystal clear on what he thinks about the Bears, he can't stand them. “Can’t stand them, one, because they’re...

Bush, Lions D too much for Bears

Reggie Bush's 37-yard touchdown run helped Detroit score 27 points in the second quarter and he accounted for 173 yards of offense to help the Lions beat the Chicago Bears 40-32 on Sunday.

Detroit Lions to leapfrog Chicago Bears for division lead

After three straight wins to start the season, the Chicago Bears prepare to head to Detroit to take on the Lions (2-1) in their first divisional road game.  These two teams have played each other tough in Detroit the last few years, the Bears winning very close games in 2010 (24-20) and 2012 (26-24) and […]The post Detroit Lions to leapfrog Chicago Bears for division lead by Jon...

Bears Win Against Lions Will Be Bigger Than Most

Chicago Bears Head Coach Marc Trestman tried to downplay the importance of beating divisional foe Detroit Lions this week, saying that each game is just as important as the next.However, wins against division opponents are bigger than most. It can mean the difference between making the playoffs and staying at home as the division record is the first tie breaker. Handing losses to...

Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions: 2013 Week 4 NFL Pick

Chicago Bears (3-0) at Detroit Lions (2-1) The Bears are 3-0, but they were favored in all 3 games. Their “vaunted” defense has forced a league low 9 punts all season. Yes, they have 11 takeaways, but their combined punts forced and takeaways is just 20, which is also one of the worst in the NFL. In terms of preventing their opponents from moving the chains on any given 1st...

Detroit Lions vie for top spot in NFC North against Chicago Bears

The Detroit Lions (2-1) earned a big road victory in Week 3 against the Washington Redskins, their first win ever in the Washington, D.C. area. Now they turn their attention back to the NFC North with a crucial home game against divisional rival Chicago Bears (3-0) to close out the first quarter of the season. […]The post Detroit Lions vie for top spot in NFC North against Chicago...

Lions hand Bears first loss of season

The Detroit Lions outlasted the Chicago Bears 40-32 in a game that wasn't as close as the final score indicates. The Lions now leapfrog into first place in the NFC North.

Reggie Bushwhacks The Bears Defense

It looks like a day in which the running backs are staking their claim, as now Detroit’s Reggie Bush has run for a 37 yard touchdown against the Chicago Bears. Looking like the former Heisman winner he is, he leapfrogs Major Wright and then turns on the jets. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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
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.