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  1. Upon Further Review: Bears Week 10

    Michael C. Wright

    An examination of four hot issues from the Chicago Bears' 21-19 loss to the Detroit Lions: Fourth-down call: Considering the Bears lost by two points, coach Marc Trestman will receive some criticism for opting to go for it on fourth-and-1 from the...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- A few thoughts on the Chicago Bears' 21-19 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field: What it means: The Bears missed an opportunity to seize the division lead and put some cushion between themselves and the Green Bay Packers...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Lions 40, Bears 32

    Michael C. Wright

    DETROIT -- A few thoughts on the Chicago Bears' 40-32 loss to the Detroit Lions: What it means: Chicago tried to downplay the significance of this game, calling it just another outing. But internally, several within the organization called this ...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  4. Tillman to play against Lions

    Michael C. Wright

    DETROIT -- The Chicago Bears released their list of inactives for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field, and as expected, cornerback Charles Tillman wasn't on it, which means he'll try to play despite nagging knee and groin injuries. ...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  5. Tillman: Johnson a 'Madden NFL' creation

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman remains somewhat in awe of Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson. Tillman called Johnson the LeBron James of receivers last year, and on Wednesday, compared him to a custom player you can create on the "Mad...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  6. Week 17 Nuts & Bolts: Bears at Lions

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS at DETROIT LIONS When: Noon Sunday | TV: FOX, locally: Ch. 32, WFLD-TV RADIO: 780 AM, WBBM & 105.9 FM; WLEY (107.9 FM) CHICAGO BEARS (9-6) Coach: Lovie Smith | Record including playoffs: 83-66 Career record (including playof...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  7. W2W4: Bears at Lions

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (9-6) at DETROIT LIONS (4-11) Noon Sunday at Ford Field on Fox er"> QuarterbackAdvantageMatthew Stafford is on the verge of becoming just the second quarterback in NFL history to finish a regular season with 5,000 yards or more p...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  8. Stafford to Johnson looks familiar

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler sees the connection between Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and receiver Calvin Johnson similar to what's transpiring this season between him and Brandon Marshall. Sure, the Detr...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  9. Power Rankings: Bears rise to No. 5

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears inched up a spot in the latest edition of ESPN's NFL Power Rankings on Tuesday, moving from sixth to No. 5 after Monday night's 13-7 victory over the Detroit Lions. Chicago's move up the rankings represents rises by every team in...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  10. W2W4: Bears-Lions

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (4-1) vs. DETROIT LIONS (2-3) 7:30 Monday at Soldier Field on ESPN er"> QuarterbackAdvantageMatthew Stafford ranks among the top five in the NFL in passing yards per game (298.6), completions per game (27.2) and 300-yard passing ga...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  11. Civil tone hovers over contentious rivalry

    Michael C. Wright

    The on-field incidents belie the weeklong muzzle job performed by the players in the buildup to a showdown on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions at Soldier Field. While the teams claimed mutual respect, it'...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  12. Four Downs: Bears in for a letdown?

    The Chicago Bears went into their bye week on a high with three straight wins, including two decisive wins in their past two games. History shows the Bears should be in line for a good performance when they get back at it against the Detroit Lion...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  13. Winning ugly is still winning

    Michael C. Wright

    DETROIT -- The Chicago Bears reacted appropriately to their 24-20 harrowing escape of the 2-10 Detroit Lions, a team many expected the club to thoroughly destroy. The Bears overcame a fourth-quarter deficit, and a regrettable first-half defensive ...

    Blog | December 05, 2010
  14. Like Bears, Cowboys plagued by miscues

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Bears coach Lovie Smith watched the Dallas Cowboys' 13-7 loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday night, and interestingly the teams debuted with similar performances. The obvious difference is despite several mistakes -- whi...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  15. On Further Review: Controversial calls

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Bears escaped the Lions 19-14 in the season opener on Sunday, but two coaching moves could've led to the team's undoing. The staff's decision to try for a touchdown instead of kicking a field goal with the team down 14-13 ...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  16. NFLN survey/feared player: Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    Perhaps familiarity breeds contempt, but of the 10 Chicago Bears players surveyed in our NFL Nation survey, just two listed Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh as the league's most feared player. Nonetheless, both Suh and Lions receiver C...

    Blog | January 09, 2014