“At some point in time,” Bush added, “the little brother always grows up and ends up being the bigger brother.”
Trash talk about a football team is nothing new. Trash talk about a long-struggling city that just declared for bankruptcy? That is what the Detroit Lions have dealt with the past few years.
Calvin Johnson stepped up when Detroit needed him the most. Similar to what Herman Moore used to do for the Lions.
Although the Chicago Bears seemed comfortable with a backup quarterback last week, they’ll call on their starter as they try for a second straight victory over a NFC North frontrunner on Sunday.
“It’s tough,” said Detroit’s Matthew Stafford, who has completed 60.0 percent of his passes and thrown three TDs and six INTs while going 0-4 at Chicago. “They play pretty well at home like everybody in our division does. It’s a big challenge.”
Sure, the Bears won at Lambeau Field on Monday Night, but they did it with the Packers’ trotting out backup quarterback Seneca Wallace, who hadn’t taken a snap in professional football for more than two years.
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz does not take away too much from the team’s 40-32 win over the Chicago Bears in Week 4.
While the injury focus for Detroit’s game against Chicago will be focused on the Bears’ quarterback situation, the Lions have a few injury issues of their own on defense.
Detroit Lions, division champions?
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler watched the Monday Night football game from the sidelines. That was expected.