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CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 09: A fan holds a cutout and a sign during a game between the Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field on December 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Cowboys 45-28. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Beat Cowboys 45-28 On Ditka Day

The Chicago Bears are back in the playoff race, and they can thank Josh McCown for that.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions fumbles the ball as he tackled by Mychal Kendricks #95 of the Philadelphia Eagles on December 8, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Detroit Lions 34-20. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Detroit Team Grades: Lions As Sloppy As The Weather In Philadelphia

The Detroit Lions could not overcome the weather and their own mistakes in a tough loss to the Eagles on Sunday. Here is a further look at their disappointing performance.

12/09/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions reacts after a second quarter reception and long run while playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Reggie Bush Added To Lions Injury List

The Detroit Lions face off with the Philadelphia Eagles this week. In the lead up to that contest, a new key offensive contributor finds themselves on the injury report.

12/06/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 1: Kevin Williams #93 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates as the Chicago Bears react to a missed 47-yard field goal attempt during overtime of the game on December 1, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Bear 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

5 Things To Know After Vikes Top Bears 23-20 In OT

Greg Jennings fought a stomach flu all game and was already halfway up the tunnel with what he thought was a victory under his belt when the Minnesota Vikings had to holler at him to get back on the field.

97.1 The Ticket–12/02/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions runs for a third quarter touchdown while playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Defense Leads Lions To Blowout Win

The Detroit Lions scored a key divisional win over the Green Bay Packers on Thanksgiving. He’s a look at how the Lions performed in all the aspects of the game.

11/29/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 24: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions watches the clock run down to end the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Tampa Bay defeted the Lions 24-21. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Team Grades: Lions Serve Win To Buccaneers On Silver Platter

The Lions had a great chance to seize control of the NFC North with a home win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Instead, they blew their chance and ended up losing, yielding some particularly negative grades.

11/25/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 24: Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions and his teammates react to the loss against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Tampa Bay defeted the Lions 24-21.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Reggie Bush Says Players-Only Meeting Needed After Turnover-Filled Loss

“Our mindset, it just wasn’t where it needed to be,” Bush said.

CBS Detroit–11/24/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 17 : Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions is sacked by Ziggy Hood #96 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter on November 17, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won the game 37-27. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Team Grades: Detroit’s Defense Lags In Loss To Steelers

The Detroit Lions overcame an early deficit only to see their lead squandered as their defense struggled. Here are the grades dished out to the Lions in their road loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

11/18/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 17: Scott Tolzien #16 of the Green Bay Packers calls out the play in the fourth quarter against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on November 17, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The New York Giants defeated the Green Bay Packers 27-13. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Losing Streak Dropping Pack From Contention

The Packers don’t experience slumps like this too often. At least they know what’s causing the losing.

97.1 The Ticket–11/18/2013

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 17: Josh McCown #12 of the Chicago Bears passes against the Baltimore Ravens at Soldier Field on November 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Ravens 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Beat Ravens 23-20 In OT After Long Delay

Josh McCown spent a few quiet moments trying to figure out what would happen. He probably didn’t envision this.

97.1 The Ticket–11/18/2013

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