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Henry Melton expects “dirty” play from Lions

Henry Melton expects “dirty” play from Lions

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 26, 2012
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,…
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  • One thing to know: Will Bears fans be wearing cheeseheads this …

    One thing to know: Will Bears fans be wearing cheeseheads this Sunday?

    yahoo.com Dec 26, 2012
    Ever 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 d
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  • Big numbers are nice, but Cutler would prefer team effort

    Big numbers are nice, but Cutler would prefer team effort

    profootballtalk.com Dec 26, 2012
    Bears 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 seas
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  • Scott Mitchell Is Not Happy About The Fact That Lomas Brown Let…

    Scott Mitchell Is Not Happy About The Fact That Lomas Brown Let Him Get Injured In 1994

    Last 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…
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  • Wild Week 17: Bears and Calvin Johnson

    Wild Week 17: Bears and Calvin Johnson

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Bears sign a safety: The Bears aren’t sure whether starting saf…

    Bears sign a safety: The Bears aren’t sure whether starting safety C…

    profootballtalk.com Dec 26, 2012
    The 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 si
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  • DraftWatch: Lions between No. 3 and No. 9

    DraftWatch: Lions between No. 3 and No. 9

    ESPN.com detnews.com Dec 26, 2012
    We 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…
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  • Video - Hawks Battle Past Pistons In 2OT 01:09

    Hawks Battle Past Pistons In 2OT

    Dec 26
    Josh Smith drops 31 points as Hawks put away Pistons in double OT, 126-119.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-DET 01:00

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-DET

    Dec 26
    Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Bears-Lions
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-Lions 00:52

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-Lions

    Dec 26
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Chicago at Detroit

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