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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.


(Credit: Gregory Shamus, Getty Images)

CBS Sports Talks Lions Vs. Bears On Thanksgiving Day

The Detroit Lions are no strangers to Thanksgiving Day games and this year, they are taking on an NFC North rival in the Chicago Bears. Both teams need a win to stay in the playoff race and CBS Sports Tracy Wolfson took some time to talk Jay Cutler and Matthew Stafford facing off at Ford Field on the big holiday.


FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Thursday Football Breakdown: Chicago Bears At Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed. The Lions’ first owner scheduled the inaugural game in 1934 to try and generate interest in the team.


ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 12:  Willie Young #97 of the Chicago Bears sacks Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on October 12, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Willie Young Looking Forward To Chance To Sack Matthew Stafford

Willie Young spent years chasing after Matthew Stafford in practices. As a fellow Lion, he never got to actually hit Stafford, of course.

CBS Detroit–11/26/2014




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