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Lions prepare for Stafford's uncertainty moving forward

Nov. 11, 2019 7:28 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — While saying another 139-game start streak would be "a long one," Matthew Stafford hopes to get back on the field as quickly as possible. The Lions quarterback knew Saturday night that he would not start Sunday's game in Chicago but held out hope until the morning of that day he...

Bears maintain focus after flawed 20-13 victory over Lions

Nov. 11, 2019 5:39 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — It would have been easy for the Chicago Bears to get carried away with their emotions after ending a four-game losing streak. Instead, the Bears recognized a 20-13 victory over the injury-riddled Detroit Lions for the flawed effort it was, and they turned their focus on preparing...

NFL ICYMI: Not only is Lamar Jackson a QB, he might be MVP

Nov. 11, 2019 3:14 AM EST

Lamar Jackson now owns a signature moment — a spin-and-make-'em-miss 47-yard TD run that was something straight out of a video game. And Jackson also now owns his signature stat — a perfect passer rating in two games during the same season, something only one other player in league history has...

The Latest: Break up the Dolphins! They've won 2 in a row!

Nov. 10, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Break up the Dolphins. Miami was tanking, they said. Didn't want to win a game, they said. Trying to go 0-16, they said. Ha! Miami won its second game in a row Sunday, edging the Indianapolis Colts 16-12 thanks to an 11-yard TD run by Ryan...

Stafford sits as Lions lose 20-13 to Bears

Nov. 10, 2019 6:33 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — No pads for Matthew Stafford on this Sunday. No helmet, either. Dressed in a hooded sweatshirt and black pants, he watched from the sideline as the Detroit Lions lost again. This time, there was nothing he could do. Playing without its starting quarterback for the first time in almost a...

Trubisky, Bears hang on to beat Lions 20-13 as Stafford sits

Nov. 10, 2019 6:30 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears finally gave their frustrated fans something to celebrate. The defending NFC North champions got their offense in gear, snapped their four-game losing streak and let loose afterward. Trubisky tied a season high with three touchdown passes, and the...

Lions' Stafford sits vs. Bears, ending 136-game streak

Nov. 10, 2019 11:40 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has been ruled out for their game at Chicago because of hip and back issues, stopping his streak of 136 consecutive starts. The 31-year-old Stafford had been listed as questionable. It's the first time he has missed a regular-season game since the...

Lions rule out Hand, Killebrew and Walker against Chicago

Nov. 8, 2019 7:26 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have ruled out defensive lineman Da'Shawn Hand and safeties Miles Killebrew and Tracy Walker for Sunday's game at Chicago. Hand has an ankle injury, Killebrew a concussion and Walker a knee problem. The Lions also announced Friday that they have released running back Tra...

Bears' Nagy won't say if Daniels, Whitehair switching spots

Nov. 7, 2019 4:08 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy wouldn't say if center James Daniels and left guard Cody Whitehair are switching positions again. The usually straightforward Nagy declined to say Thursday if a change is in the works for Sunday's matchup against the Detroit Lions, adding he wouldn't...

Lions-Bears Preview Capsule

Nov. 7, 2019 1:51 PM EST

DETROIT (3-4-1) at CHICAGO (3-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Chicago by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Detroit 4-4, Chicago 2-6 SERIES RECORD — Bears lead 99-74-5. LAST MEETING — Bears beat Lions 23-16, Nov. 22, 2018 LAST WEEK — Lions lost to Raiders 31-24; Bears lost to Eagles...