1:00 PM ET, December 5, 2010
Ford Field, Detroit, MI
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• The Lions lost their 19th straight game against a divisional opponent, extending their NFL record.
• Chicago's Earl Bennett had a career-high 104 receiving yards for his first career 100-yard game.
• Matt Forte's 14-yard rushing TD gave him five rushing TDs for the season, passing his total from last season.
• The Lions fell to 2-10 when leading at halftime since the start of 2008.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Bears LB Nick Roach started for the injured Pisa Tinoisamoa, but hurt his hip in the first half and didn't return. ... Johnson caught his 12th TD pass, becoming the first player in franchise history with at least 12 TD catches in two seasons. ... Forte and Chester Taylor combined to run for 97 yards and two scores and teammate Earl Bennett caught seven passes for 104 yards. ... Avril, making up for DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (neck) being out, had a career-high three sacks. ... The Rev. Jesse Jackson said, "Chicago's in the house," in the Lions interview room before coach Jim Schwartz started his news conference.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.4||5.7|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||3-3||1-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||6:40||Drew Stanton 3 Yard Run (Dave Rayner Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 38 yds, 2:25
|TD||0:07||Chester Taylor 1 Yard Run (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 13 plays, 76 yds, 6:33
|FG||9:37||Dave Rayner 50 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 39 yds, 5:32
|TD||4:47||Matt Forte 14 Yard Run (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 83 yds, 4:51
|TD||0:43||Calvin Johnson 46 Yard Pass From Drew Stanton (Dave Rayner Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 2 plays, 91 yds, 0:19
|FG||12:42||Dave Rayner 25 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 4 plays, 2 yds, 1:32
|FG||2:46||Robbie Gould 54 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 4 plays, -5 yds, 2:49
|TD||8:46||Brandon Manumaleuna 7 Yard Pass From Jay Cutler (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 60 yds, 3:16