Tag: Lions

Unnecessary Roughness Podcast Ep. 16: Discussing Bears win and Cutler-Hoyer situation

Unnecessary Roughness Podcast Ep. 16: Discussing Bears win and Cutler-Hoyer situation
Welcome to the Unnecessary Roughness podcast page. You can listen/stream the show in the attached link here. Also listen on Spreaker. It is up on iTunes as well, so make sure to subscribe (link here) or on Google Play (link here). On the 16th episode, Jake Perper (@BearsBacker) and Eli Hershkovich (@EliHershkovich) dissect the Bears’... Read more »

Final Thoughts: The Bears do just enough to control the clock and pick up a win

Final Thoughts: The Bears do just enough to control the clock and pick up a win
After opening up the season 0-3, the Bears accomplished something they only did once a year ago, winning at Soldier Field. The visiting Detroit Lions came to town sporting a potent offense, but the Bears held them to just 263 total yards and 4.7 yards per play in a 17-14 win. With the victory, the... Read more »

Week 4 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears

Week 4 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
As mediocre as the Detroit Lions have been over the past few seasons, they’ve dominated the Bears. In fact, the Bears have lost six straight meetings against rival Detroit dating back to Sept. 29, 2013. Two of the last three losses have come by a combined 10 points at Soldier Field. This will be the... Read more »
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Unnecessary Roughness Podcast Ep. 15: Lions-Bears Week 4 preview and predictions

Unnecessary Roughness Podcast Ep. 15: Lions-Bears Week 4 preview and predictions
Welcome to the Unnecessary Roughness podcast page. You can listen/stream the show in the attached link here. Also listen on Spreaker. It is up on iTunes as well, so make sure to subscribe (link here) or on Google Play (link here). On the 15th episode, Jake Perper (@BearsBacker) and Eli Hershkovich (@EliHershkovich) dive into the... Read more »

NFC North Roundtable: Jordy's health, Bridgewater's confidence, Bears youth & Lions new No. 1 WR

NFC North Roundtable: Jordy's health, Bridgewater's confidence, Bears youth & Lions new No. 1 WR
The NFL regular season is 13 days away with the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos hosting runner-up Carolina. In the Chicago Bears’ division there is a ton of rivalry and competition between the four NFC North teams. Green Bay is always a contender with Aaron Rodgers under center, Minnesota won’t go away without a fight... Read more »

Week 17 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears

Week 17 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
The NFL regular season is coming to an end for two of four NFC North franchises on Sunday. All four of the black and blue teams will square off with Green Bay hosting Minnesota and the Bears getting a visit from their old pal in Detroit. For the 6-9 Bears it has been a year... Read more »
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Final Thoughts: Conservative Play Calling Did The Bears In Against Lions

Final Thoughts: Conservative Play Calling Did The Bears In Against Lions
The Chicago Bears had endless opportunities, but a mixture of terrible play calling and bad fortune that mixed into the final result; a 37-34 loss to a bad Detroit Lions team on Sunday. Even though the Bears trailed the entire afternoon until the 7:50 mark of the fourth quarter, John Fox and his crew had... Read more »

Week 6 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Week 6 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
The Chicago Bears will be in pursuit of their third consecutive and second straight on the road on Sunday afternoon at Ford Field. In this Week 6 matchup, the Bears (2-3) will travel to Detroit to take on the Lions (0-5) which marks their second NFC North game of the year. The Lions have the... Read more »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 6 vs. Detroit

Five Bears To Watch: Week 6 vs. Detroit
The Bears are beat up. After 14 players were listed on the injury report a week ago, the Bears have one less at 13 for Sunday’s Week 6 matchup with the rival Lions. Quarterback Jay Cutler practiced in full all week for the first time since returning from his torn hamstring two weeks ago. Three... Read more »
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Week 13 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Week 13 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions will meet for the 169th time ever this Thursday afternoon at Ford Field. Kickoff will start at 11:30 AM CT/12:30 PM ET. The Bears hold a slight edge in the all-time series 96-67-5. The Bears are 3-3 against the Lions in the last six meetings including a 2-1 record at... Read more »