Everything has been falling into place for the Lions (10-4), with three straight wins, and they’re about to face a team that’s reeling.
Players have followed Caldwell’s lead on declining to talk playoffs, but they understand the gravity of the opportunity in front of them.
A seven-year veteran, Forte has racked up 932 yards on 230 carries this season.
“I just think that right now Jay’s in a little bit of a batting slump,” Trestman said.
Multiple reports say the Chicago Bears are benching quarterback Jay Cutler and going with Jimmy Clausen.
Caldwell said weather does not impact games as much as it once did.
Johnson often saw single coverage, and he made the Chicago defense – most notably Corey Fuller’s younger brother Kyle Fuller – pay dearly.
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman ran through the faults he saw in his team during its latest loss and it sure sounded familiar.
The Dallas Cowboys beat the Chicago Bears last night 41-28. Chicago scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to make it look respectable, but a 21-0 third quarter for Dallas essentially sealed this one.
Tony Romo didn’t need much time to turn his attention toward next week’s showdown.