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The first meeting between the Bears and Lions this season featured a hit by defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler that Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall thought was a cheap shot. The league and Cutler disagreed with Marshall,…Upvote Share Tweet
One thing to know: Will Bears fans be wearing cheeseheads this Sunday?yahoo.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Ever wonder what a Chicago Bears fan looks like wearing a cheesehead? Mike Florio says for this week only we'll find out as the Bears look to sneak into the playoffs with a victory over the Lions and a Packers win over the Vikings. As we've seen this dUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is clearly impressed with Lions wideout Calvin Johnson, just as he loves having Brandon Marshall on his side. But that doesn’t mean he thinks it’s the best way to do business. In discussing Johnson’s record-breaking seasUpvote Share TweetLast week, we told you about former Lions offensive tackle and current ESPN NFL analyst Lomas Brown admitting to intentionally blowing a block in the hopes that his team's quarterback, Scott Mitchell, would be knocked out of the game with an injury. Bro…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 26, 2012The Detroit Lions have lost seven consecutive games even with receiver Calvin Johnson in the midst of his record-breaking run. So we can't come close to suggesting that a team must slow down Johnson, much less stop him, to beat the Lions. But as the Chi…Upvote Share Tweet
Bears sign a safety: The Bears aren’t sure whether starting safety C…profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 26, 2012The Bears aren’t sure whether starting safety Chris Conte will be able to play in their must-win game against the Lions in Week 17, so they added a player to the roster to give themselves a little insurance against his absence. The team announced the siUpvote Share TweetWe are now one Sunday's worth of games away from locking in the Detroit Lions' position in the 2013 draft. They've been running No. 5 overall for a few weeks in ESPN Stats & Information's projected draft order, and I've tried to expand upon their ch…Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks Battle Past Pistons In 2OTDec 26Josh Smith drops 31 points as Hawks put away Pistons in double OT, 126-119.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-DETDec 26Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Bears-Lions
Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-LionsDec 26The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Chicago at Detroit