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The Bears defense has not been at its best
23-01-2019, 11:42 AM
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The Bears defense has not been at its best
in the fourth quarter this season , but they saved their best for last on Thanksgiving.Safety Eddie Jackson returned an interception 41 yards for a touchdown with six minutes left in the fourth quarter and cornerback Kyle Fuller picked off Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford in the end zone with just over a minute to play. Tarik Cohen would run for a first down with the help of guard James Daniels on third-and-nine to ice the 23-16 win in Detroit.Jackson’s touchdown was the sixth of the year for the Bears defense, his third of the year and the fifth of his NFL career. Jackson was a rookie in 2017, so he’s been very busy on that front.It was a snoozy first half for both teams offensively, but things picked up after the break. Chase Daniel was 27-of-37 for 230 yards and two touchdowns in his first start since 2014 and also caught a pass from wide receiver Anthony Miller on a double pass. The Lions didn’t allow Chicago much on the ground, so Daniel’s performance was all the more vital on Thursday.LeGarrette Blount had his biggest day of the year for the Lions, who came into the game without the services of Kerryon Johnson due to a knee injury. Blount ran 19 times for 88 yards, caught a pass for 15 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns.Blount getting some traction on the ground led to some success in play action for the Lions and their passing game perked up as the afternoon unfolded. They almost hit on a game-tying touchdown on their final offensive possession, but Kenny Golladay couldn’t hold onto a Stafford throw and Fuller picked off the next pass to seal the win.The Lions could have used more of that dynamism early in the game as they limited Stafford to short stuff with Marvin Jones out of the lineup. Stafford would hit Golladay with one deep shot, but the attempts to stretch the field need to come more often if a quarterback with Stafford’s arm at your disposal.The Bears will visit the Giants in Week 13 and hope to have Mitchell Trubisky back from his shoulder injury for that contest. The Lions will be hosting the Rams and it feels like that will officially kick off the playing out the string portion of the Detroit season. BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!BEARRRSSSSCampbell: Vikings safety Harrison Smith fined for illegal hit that injured Mitch Trubisky - Chicago Tribune - The NFL fined Vikings safety Harrison Smith for his illegal hit that injured Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky’s right shoulder on Nov. 18.Mayer: Daniel’s strong work ethic pays dividends - - Backup quarterback Chase Daniel prepares like he’s going to start every week, and that approach helped him lead the Bears to a key win over the Lions despite not taking any full-speed reps leading up to the game.Mayer: Ditka recovering from minor heart attack - - Bears legend Mike Ditka is recovering from a minor heart attack in a Florida hospital, according to his agent, Steve Mandell.Medina: Bears Defensive Coordinator Vic Fangio Expected to Get Serious Interest as a Head-Coaching Candidate - Bleacher Nation - Vic Fangio interviewed to replace John Fox last winter and could get more interviews at the end of this season.Medina: Bears Re-Sign Defensive Back John Franklin III to Practice Squad - Bleacher Nation - Let’s keep an eye on John Franklin III Leonard Floyd Color Rush Jersey , whose development could be something worth monitoring down the line.Morrissey: The great debate - The 1985 Bears defense vs. the 2018 Bears defense - Sun Times - You probably think this is a pathetic attempt to attract more readers, more eyeballs and more clicks. You couldn’t be more wrong about the media! Ken's Note: I'm not even going to think about this until after the Bears have won a Super Bowl. Once we have won another one, then we can talk about D's.Finley: Vikings' Harrison Smith fined for hit that hurt Bears QB Mitch Trubisky - Sun Times - The Vikings safety was docked $10,026 for unnecessary roughnessPotash: From 19-45 dysfunction to 8-3 playoff contention - How the Bears turned it around - Sun Times - Hiring Nagy looks like a masterstroke. He not only is developing Trubisky ... but seems to have the right touch as a modern-era NFL head coach.Legendary Chicago Bears football coach Mike Ditka hospitalized in Florida after suffering heart attack - Sun Times - Ditka was playing golf shortly before going to the hospital, a source told Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed. He is resting after getting a pacemaker.Finley: Bears' Eddie Jackson 'could be playing some WR' but is dominating at safety - Sun Times - He's fast becoming one of the sport’s great ball-hawking safeties and a candidate to make his first Pro Bowl — if not All-Pro team — this year.Kenney: Dwyane Wade on being Bears fan, Mitch Trubisky, Khalil Mack - Sun Times - Dwyane Wade has never been shy about his Bears fandom — just turn to his Twitter timeline on game days.Wiederer: 'This is our moment' Bears using belief and unity as fuel toward a surprise championship run - Chicago Tribune - The Bears are on a five-game winning streak and coming off a character-revealing 23-16 victory over the Lions. The team's confidence is swelling and players like Danny Trevathan and Akiem Hicks point to their teammates' drive and unity as a catalyst.Biggs: Lions succeeded in keeping Khalil Mack in check, but when Bears OLB was getting a rest, defense showed holes - Chicago Tribune - The Lions did a nice job preventing Khalil Mack from wrecking their offense, but Detroit QB Matthew Stafford wasn't able to push the ball downfield with any regularity. What did show up was big gains for the Lions on the seven snaps Mack was on the sideline for. Ken’s Note: One of these holes showed that the Bears missed Aaron Lynch, who was out with a concussion, big time. POLISH SAUSAGEMonsters of the Midway Comic Strip - One Step Closer - - Follow along as we tell the story of the Monsters of the Midway defending Chicago from a weekly nemesis drawn from the 2018 schedule.KNOW THY ENEMYSunday Night wrap-up: Kirk Cousins leads Vikings to win – ProFootballTalk - Kirk Cousins may never be as good as Aaron Rodgers. But for a night he was good enough, and won a night game for a change. The Vikings quarterback was sharp in their 24-17 win over the Packers, earning his money and putting his team in good position for the final month of the season.Packers collapse again in 24-17 loss to Vikings Eric Kush Jersey , ending Green Bay’s playoff hopes - Acme Packing Company - The Packers aren’t mathematically eliminated, but they may as well be after another sloppy, ugly loss on Sunday night.Minnesota Vikings 24, Green Bay Packers 17: Vikings get huge NFC North victory - Daily Norseman - This is a big boost to the purple’s playoff chancesGiants-Eagles final score: Another Giants meltdown, 25-22 - Big Blue View - Another Jake Elliott dagger field goal. Another Eagles comeback.Detroit Lions Week 12 PFF grades: Mike Ford impresses in 2nd career start vs. Chicago Bears - Pride Of Detroit - The Lions’ rookie cornerback is showing more potential than any other young corner in Detroit.Odell Beckham: Attacking Eagles’ hobbled secondary ‘not in game plan’ - Big Blue View - Odell Beckham Jr. says he wished the Giants had gone after the depleted unit far moreGiants Quadree Henderson fractures shoulder, Evan Engram injures hamstring - Big Blue View - Giants lose a punt returner and a tight endEagles 25, Giants 22: 4 things we learned as the Giants fall to 3-8 - Big Blue View - What was there to learn from the Giants’ latest loss?IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRONSilverstein: Eddie Jackson is chasing history - Windy City Gridiron - Fast Eddie has a chance to break an NFL record — and a Bears record, tooWiltfong: Bears add John Franklin III to the practice squad - Windy City Gridiron - Defensive back John Franklin III is back on the Chicago Bears’ practice squad after being out of football since being released from their practice squad on September 26th. Leming: Game balls after 23-16 Thanksgiving win - Windy City Gridiron - After the Bears third win in 12 days, we give out Thursday’s game balls for another job well doneMitchell: Chicago Bears Hardcore Fans - Enjoy! You Earned This! - Windy City Gridiron - You kept the faith, and through all of the hard years, you never ever forgot to BEAR DOWN!WCG CONTRIBUTORS BEARS PODCASTS & STREAMS2 Minute Drill - Website - iTunes - Andrew Link; Steven’s Streaming – Twitch – Steven Schweickert; T-Formation Conversation - Website - iTunes - Lester Wiltfong, Jr.; WCG Radio - Website - iTunes - Robert ZeglinskiTHE RULESWindy City Gridiron Community Guidelines - - We strive to make our communities open and inclusive to sports fans of all backgrounds. 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