Stafford, Prater lead Lions to 27-24 win over Bears

CHICAGO (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, Matt Prater kicked a 52-yard field goal with 1:35 remaining and the Detroit Lions held on to beat the Chicago Bears 27-24 on Sunday.
Detroit (6-4) took the lead after Tarik Cohen

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Lions DE Ansah ruled out against Bears with back injury

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have ruled out defensive end Ezekiel Ansah against the Chicago Bears because of a back injury.
Detroit determined Ansah and running back Dwayne Washington would be inactive at Chicago after they didn't practice

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Strange but true: Matthew Stafford has been better without Megatron

When Calvin Johnson retired, that was supposed to affect Matthew Stafford. And it did, just not in the way everyone figured. Stafford has actually been a better quarterback practically across the board for the Detroit Lions since Johnson retired. That

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With matchup against Golden Tate looming, Bears need Kyle Fuller to have a short memory

A couple of relevant stats on Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate: Passes toward him average 6.5 yards in the air, the second-lowest average among NFL receivers this year (via NFL Next Gen Stats). "He's kind of built like a running back and runs like one," Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said. This is especially relevant for Kyle Fuller, who whiffed on a third down tackle attempt on Green Bay's first drive last weekend, resulting in a 38-yard gain for Randall Cobb.

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Stafford, Lions look to stay on a roll against Bears

Matthew Stafford is rolling along, and the Detroit Lions are starting to pick up wins. The Lions visit Chicago and all that's on his mind is beating the Bears and keeping the win streak going on Sunday. The Lions (5-4) come into the game with back-to-back wins after dropping three in a row.

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Lions claim defensive end Kasim Edebali off waivers from Broncos

The Detroit Lions claimed defensive end Kasim Edebali off waivers from the Denver Broncos on Wednesday. To clear room on their roster, they released defensive end George Johnson, who had just re-signed with the team on Tuesday. The Broncos signed Edebali as a free agent in March after appearing in 48 games with New Orleans over the past three seasons.

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