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ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys passes against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second half at AT&T Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Dallas Cowboys At Chicago Bears

The Cowboys are 8-4, but if the season ended today they would not be in the playoffs. After Thursday’s visit to Chicago, they go to Philadelphia, host Indianapolis, and finish at Washington.


ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 12: Dwight Lowery #20 of the Atlanta Falcons breaks up a pass intended for Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears at Georgia Dome on October 12, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Forte Says Bears Need To Commit More To Run

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte sees the commitment to the handoff and can’t help but come away impressed.

97.1 The Ticket–12/02/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions scores a second quarter touchdown in front of Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving Roundup

The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.


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Lions Begin Crucial Homestand With Win Over Bears

The Detroit Lions began the homestand that could make or break their season with the type of offensive performance their fans have been waiting for.

97.1 The Ticket–11/28/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions looks to throw a first quarter pass against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Quicker Tempo, Sharper Stafford Help Lions Offense Get Back In Sync

Matthew Stafford had a feeling Thursday would be different.

CBS Detroit–11/27/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions looks to avoid the tackle by Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears in the second quarter at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Johnson Shines In Detroit’s 34-17 Win Over Chicago

Calvin Johnson’s big day was exactly what Detroit’s dormant offense needed.

97.1 The Ticket–11/27/2014

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 07: Fred Jackson #22 of the Buffalo Bills runs during overtime as Chris Conte #47 of the Chicago Bears chases him on September 7, 2014 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Buffalo Bills defeated the Chicago Bears 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Chicago’s Conte Leaves With Eye Injury

Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte left Thursday’s game against the Detroit Lions in the first quarter with an eye injury.

97.1 The Ticket–11/27/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: The Detroit Lions helmet on the field before their game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 16, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lions Face Bears In Start Of Crucial Homestand

This is a familiar situation for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions: They are in decent position to make the playoffs, but after a couple of poor performances, that’s hardly a certainty.


ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 28:  Corey Fuller #10 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the first half of a preseason game at Ralph Wilson Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Brotherly Love From Lions WR Corey Fuller To Bears CB Kyle Fuller: ‘I Want Calvin To Beat Him’

The Lions took Corey in the sixth round last year; the Bears picked Kyle in the first round this year.

CBS Detroit–11/27/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions makes a diving catch for a first down as Brandon Browner #39 of the New England Patriots defends during the third quarter at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bears-Lions Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, Matthew Stafford, And Calvin Johnson

The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.