Joique Bell scored the go-ahead touchdown on a sweet run in the fourth quarter, Ndamukong Suh had two sacks and the playoff-bound Detroit Lions beat Jimmy Clausen and the Chicago Bears.
Waddle, who injured his left knee in last week’s win over Minnesota, is not on the inactive list.
The Lions clinched their second playoff berth in the last 14 seasons when Philadelphia lost to Washington on Saturday.
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.
Rucker’s pregame soundtrack is a wildly diverse collection of music that ranges from Notorious B.I.G. to R.E.M.
Nothing goes better with football than an ice cold beer. Chad Polenz, author of The Handbook Of Porter’s & Stouts, has 10 beers to try at your next watch party.
Detroit is within striking distance of its first divisional title since 1993 and the automatic playoff berth that comes with it.
Matt Prater’s 33-yard field goal with 3:38 remaining lifted Detroit to a 16-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, pulling the Lions into a tie for first place in the NFC North.
Detroit Lions linebacker Ashlee Palmer has left Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings with a quadriceps injury.
Ndamukong Suh is active for Detroit’s game against Minnesota on Sunday after missing practice time with an illness.