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The Chicago Bears (9-6) and Detroit Lions (4-11) will meet for the 166th time ever on Sunday.
The Bears lead the all-time series 95-65-6.
The Bears got by the Lions back in Week Seven, 13-7 on Monday Night Football.
Coming off a big 28-13 victory over the Cardinals, the Bears must win to keep their postseason hopes alive. They have to win in Detroit and have the Packers take down the Vikings in Minnesota following their game.
The Lions fell to the Falcons last Saturday night 31-18 as they dropped their seventh straight game.
This NFC North matchup will decide the fate of the Chicago Bears season. Its hard to believe that the Bears have to fight to make the playoffs after starting the season off so hot.
But they have struggled as of late. Luckily if they can win this week they have that chance at showcasing themselves in the 2012 postseason.
They will likely square off against the San Francisco 49ers if everything goes to plan on Sunday. The 49ers own the No. 3 seed in the NFC, while...
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Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte expects to start Sunday against the Bears despite an ankle injury suffered last week.
Forte went through a full practice Friday and was listed probable for the game at Detroit, which the Bears will need to win if they have any shot at making the playoffs.
Linebacker Brian Urlacher is doubtful for the Lions game, although he went through a limited...
Injured middle linebacker Brian Urlacher practiced with the Chicago Bears for the first time in three weeks but was listed as doubtful for Sunday's critical game against Detroit. Urlacher saw limited duty in Friday's practice. He is trying to come back from a hamstring strain on Dec. 2 that forced him to miss the past three games. The Bears (9-6) need a victory Sunday...
Don Banks of SI.com reported that there’s some tension within the Detroit Lions’ locker room between head coach Jim Schwartz and general manager Martin Mayhew.
Schwartz addressed the report on Friday.
“It couldn’t be further from the truth,” Schwartz said, per the Detroit News. “I don’t like to comment on rumors, particularly from people not in our building that don’t...
Jay Cutler threw for 257 yards and a touchdown and helped seal the game with a late scramble, and the Chicago Bears kept their playoff hopes alive - for now - with a 26-24 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Chicago (10-6) still needs a Minnesota loss to Green Bay to reach the postseason. The win by the Bears eliminated the defending champion New York Giants from the playoff picture...
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte and cornerback Charles
Tillman are probable to play today against the Detroit Lions, but linebacker
Brian Urlacher is doubtful to suit up due to a hamstring injury.
Urlacher was able to return to practice Friday and his
doubtful status is actually an upgrade. Still, it doesn’t appear the veteran
linebacker will be able to suit up for what...
The 2012 NFL regular season has reached it’s conclusion. The Detroit Lions came into the 2012 season with high expectations and were a trendy pick to return to the playoffs once again this year. Detroit struggled this season and failed to live up to the high expectations placed upon them this season after their success last season. The Lions have some serious issues to address...
Away from a television and need play-by-play on the Packers-Vikings game? One place to find it right now is the Chicago Bears Twitter feed,
The Bears are depending on the Packers to win the game (thus, a Vikings loss) to pave their way into the NFC Playoffs for the second time in three years. Meanwhile, Adrian Peterson continues to chase Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record...
Bears 26, Lions 24. With AP Photos. By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer The Chicago locker room was emptying out, and the Bears could no longer do anything but hope.
Then Minnesota scored an early touchdown against Green Bay up on a TV screen, and there were a couple quiet groans.
''It's just aggravating to have to wait and see what has to go down,'' running back...
Henry Melton came into the NFL as a defensive end, yet Bears coordinator Rod Marinelli saw his potential as a defensive tackle. The position switch has made Melton a Pro Bowler.
Brandon Pettigrew made his return to practice this week for the Lions but remains doubtful for the season finale Sunday as the Lions tight end continues to deal with an ankle injury. Meanwhile the Lions continue to have problems with injuries on the defensive line as tackle Sammie Hill (toe) was not a participant at all in Allen Park throughout the week and is out for today’s game...
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has set an NFL single-season record for pass attempts.
Stafford threw his 692nd pass in the first quarter against Chicago on Sunday, completing a 5-yarder to tight end Brandon Pettigrew. He surpasses the mark of 691 set by Drew Bledsoe of New England in 1994.
With star receiver Calvin Johnson having a record-settting season of his own - and...
The Detroit Lions have declared OT Corey Hilliard, CB Drayton Florence, OT Jason Fox, QB Kellen Moore, RB Kevin Smith, SS Ricardo Silva, DL Ronnell Lewis inactive for Week 17.
30 of 35 teams (85.7 percent) that have finished with 10-6 records have made the playoffs since the NFL realigned into eight four-team divisions in 2002.
If the Bears win and the Packers win on Sunday, the Bears will play the 49ers in the first round of the 2012 NFL playoffs.
Green Bay (11-4) currently owns a half-game lead over San Francisco (10-4-1) for the No. 2 seed and a first...
We break down the Bears' playoff chances heading into the final week of the 2012 season and preview this week's matchup in a must-win road game against the Detroit Lions.