CHICAGO – Relentless pressure for the Bears’ defense kept Detroit off the board through most of Monday night’s game as Chicago downed the Lions 13-7.
The Bears forced four Detroit turnovers as time after time the Lions got close to scoring but came up empty. A late Matthew Stafford TD pass to Ryan Broyles got Detroit within a score, but after the Bears recovered the ensuing onside kick, they were able to run out the clock.
Chicago improved to 5-1 on the season. Detroit dropped to 2-4.
Kevin Harlan and Boomer Esiason called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Jay Cutler’s 7-yd TD pass to Brandon Marshall puts the Bears up 7-0)
(Matthew Stafford hits Ryan Broyles late to cut the Bears’ lead to 13-7)
(Listen to Lance Briggs’ postgame interview with DGS sideline reporter Mark Malone)
(Postgame recap from Kevin Harlan and Boomer Esiason)
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