Lions beat Bears (12.21.14)

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The Detroit Lions beat the Chicago Bears, 20-14, behind 138 combined rushing yards from Joique Bell and Reggie Bush and 103 receiving yards from Calvin Johnson. Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen passed for 181 yards, two touchdowns and one late interception while replacing Jay Cutler.

  1. Despite spirited effort, Bears come up short against Lions
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  2. Breakdown: Bears vs. Detroit Lions
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  3. Stafford, Suh lead Lions over Bears 20-14
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  4. Matt Stafford, Ndamukong Suh lead Detroit Lions over Chicago Bears, 20-14
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  5. GIFs: Bears’ Clausen shows emotion after helmet-to-helmet hit
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  6. Bears defense incensed after Raiola stomps on Ego Ferguson
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  7. Lions’ Dominic Raiola stomps ankle of Bears’ Ego Ferguson
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  8. Martellus Bennett commends effort in loss
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  9. (VIDEO) Lions center Dominic Raiola on stepping on leg of Ego Ferguson
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  10. Bears take exception with Raiola’s dirty play: ‘No need for that’
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  11. Raiola says stomp was not intentional
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  12. Bears Grades: Jimmy Clausen tops his career averages vs. Lions
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  13. Jared Allen: ‘No moral victories’ for Chicago Bears
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  14. Bear Market: Who’s rising, falling after Lions game
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  15. Bears season in rubble, but some building blocks are emerging
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  16. Report Card: Bears-Lions
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  17. Bears Grades: Drops from receivers prove costly
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  18. 3-and-out: Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions
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  19. (VIDEO) Brad Biggs & Rich Campbell discuss the Bears’ 20-14 loss to the Lions
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  20. Three-and-Out: Clausen’s throw to Britton, Long sits
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  21. Bears Grades: Aggressive defensive backs limit Lions’ big plays
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  22. Jimmy Clausen deserves another start
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  23. ROSENBLOOM: What did Jimmy Clausen give the Bears? Reasons to fire Marc Trestman and Phil Emery
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  24. Bears Grades: Impact plays from a youthful LB group
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  25. Clausen a ray of sunshine in stormy Bears season
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  26. Bears Grades: Pressuring Lions’ Stafford into mistakes
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  27. Bears’ Jay Cutler ‘great’ at preparing Jimmy Clausen for start
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  28. Jon Bostic talks Bears’ better showing vs. Lions, QB change
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  29. Alshon Jeffery on his 4 dropped passes: ‘Got to make those plays’
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  30. (PHOTOS) Week 16: Lions 20, Bears 14
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  31. SNC Update: Clausen, Bears can’t get by Lions
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  32. Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears better than expected
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  33. Jay Cutler subject of much speculation after benching
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  34. Bears Grades: Down two starters, OL keeps Lions at bay (mostly)
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  35. No moral victories in close loss
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  36. Bears Grades: Bears commit to Forte but with limited success
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  37. Alshon Jeffery’s drops prove crucial in Bears’ failed upset bid
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  38. Bears Grades: All phases keep things close vs. Lions
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  39. GRADING THE BEARS: Defense has solid performance in loss
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  40. Source: Willie Young suffers torn Achilles in loss to Detroit
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  41. (VIDEO) Game Balls: Detroit At Chicago
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  42. Rusty Jimmy Clausen progressed in Chicago Bears’ loss
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  43. Bears love seeing Jimmy Clausen’s fire in loss to Lions
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  44. TELANDER: Bears just can’t seem to win with Jimmy or Jay
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  45. HAUGH: Jimmy Clausen’s OK play changes nothing about Bears’ mess
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  46. Five things we learned: Lions 20, Bears 14
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  47. Chicago Bears notes: Jimmy Clausen impressive, but supporting cast drops ball
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  48. Bears’ loss to Lions adds to disturbing negative franchise trend
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  49. Fiery’ Clausen gave Bears a chance and a QB with emotion
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  50. BIGGS: 10 thoughts after Bears’ loss to Lions
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  51. Bears Come Up Short Against Lions
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