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GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 6:  Head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions on the filed against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on October 6, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Schwartz Explains How The Lions Prepare For The Bears

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.

97.1 The Ticket–11/08/2013

LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 20: Quarterback Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears is injured on a play against the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Banged Up Lions Defense Prepares For Bears

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, MI - OCTOBER 27: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions waits to be introduced prior to playing the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 31-30. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NFC North Tied Up At Top At Midpoint Of Season

Detroit Lions, division champions?

97.1 The Ticket–11/06/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 04: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers returns to the field after a colar bone injury which occurred in the first half of the game against the Chicago Bears during the game at Lambeau Field on November 04, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Lions Now Have The Advantage In The NFC North

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler watched the Monday Night football game from the sidelines. That was expected.

97.1 The Ticket–11/05/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 04: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers scrambles out of the pocket during the first quarter against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field on November 04, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

With Rodgers Sidelined, Bears Beat Packers 27-20

For the better part of two decades now, the Green Bay Packers backup quarterback has been little more than an afterthought.

97.1 The Ticket–11/05/2013

Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company Bill Ford (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Bill Ford Jr. Calls Chicago Bears A ‘Bunch Of Thugs’

Detroit Lions vice chairman Bill Ford Jr. rarely speaks in public, and when he does, he usually delivers something interesting.

CBS Detroit–10/02/2013

Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions celebrates while playing the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on September 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Neutralize Bears Forcing Four Turnovers

Despite the solid performance and all the turnovers forced, Schwartz still seemed peeved after the game – understandable enough considering the Lions had a 40-16 lead at the beginning of the fourth quarter and ended up winning just 40-32.

CBS Detroit–09/30/2013

Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions celebrates with Matthew Stafford #9 . FILE (Getty Images/Leon Halip)

Lions Score 27 In 2nd quarter, Beat Bears 40-32

Bush’s 37-yard touchdown run helped Detroit score 27 points in the second quarter and he accounted for 173 yards of offense to help the Lions beat the Chicago Bears 40-32 on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/29/2013

Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions looks to get around the tackle of Stevan Ridley #22 of the New England Patriots during a first quarter run during a pre season game at Ford Field on August 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions’ Reggie Bush, Bears’ Charles Tillman Active

Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is in the lineup against Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions.

97.1 The Ticket–09/29/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears tries to escape the tackle of William Gay #22 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during a third quarter run at Heinz Field on September 22, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Chicago won the game 40-23. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Focusing On Underrated Matt Forte

Schwartz even agreed to compare Forte with freakishly talented Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson.

CBS Detroit–09/27/2013