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Calvin Johnson

Matt Forte scores a touchdown in the second quarter. (Credit: Getty)

Bears Beat Lions 26-24

Cutler threw for 257 yards and a touchdown and helped seal the game with a late scramble, as the Bears won 26-24 against the Lions on Sunday.


Matthew Stafford. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Keys To The Game: Bears At Lions

Here are Jeff Joniak’s “Keys to the Game” for the Bears as they head to Detroit for a key divisional matchup.

WBBM Newsradio–12/28/2012

Calvin Johnson.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Silverman: Megatron Simply Cannot Be Stopped

It’s hard not to marvel at Calvin “Megatron” Johnson of the Detroit Lions.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2012

Owen Daniels #81 of the Houston Texans celebrates a second quarter touchdown with Arian Foster #23 while playing the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Texans Top Lions 34-31 In OT After Coach’s Mistake

Jim Schwartz threw a challenge flag when he didn’t need to and the Houston Texans made him regret it.


Charles Tillman

Tillman Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Month

The NFL announced today Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for October after helping lead the Bears to a 4-0 record.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2012

Charles Tillman

Joniak’s Journal: Tillman Is ‘The King Of Thieves’

It’s telling that before being named NFC defensive player of the week in consecutive games for his performance against Jacksonville and Detroit, Charles Tillman had not been recognized for his work since 2005.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2012

Charles Tillman

Bears’ Tillman Earns Defensive Player Of Week Honor

For the second time in three weeks, Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has earned Defensive Player of the Week honors.

670 The Score–10/24/2012

Charles Tillman

Photo: Tillman Locks Up Megatron

The picture below pretty much sums up Tillman’s coverage of the league’s highest-paid receiver.

670 The Score–10/23/2012

Brandon Marshall. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Marshall On MNF Hype: ‘I Love Some Attention’

With Monday Night Football, comes extra attention from the entire country. In Brandon Marshall’s case, he loves it.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2012

Calvin Johnson. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Detroit Lions

Coming off their first postseason appearance in 12 years, expectations are high in Detroit, but are they justified? That’s debatable.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2012

Calvin Johnson.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Silverman: Ware, Polamalu, Johnson Among Most Valuable Non-QBs

In most cases, the team’s best or most important player is usually its quarterback. In this piece, we will look at the eight most irreplaceable non-quarterbacks in the league.


Calvin Johnson.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Wide Receivers

The NFL becomes more of a passing league every year. Here are the top 10 fantasy football options at wide receiver.


Calvin Johnson. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NFL Films Ranks Top 5 NFL Wide Receivers

Greg Cossell of NFL films recently put together a ranking of the top five wide receivers in the league.

670 The Score–07/19/2012

Julius Peppers sacks Matthew Stafford.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bowen: Peppers Put Fear In Johnson

Matt Bowen of The National Football Post and Chicago Tribune said Peppers’ first hit on Johnson essentially took the wide receiver out of the rest of the game.

670 The Score–11/15/2011

Julius Peppers sacks Matthew Stafford.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Video: Megatron Afraid Of Peppers?

In this video, you can see as Johnson abruptly changes directions at the last second and misses the tackle to avoid getting laid out by Peppers.

670 The Score–11/14/2011

The Bears and Lions brawl at Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: A Rivalry Is Born

It’s been brewing since the Monday night game last month. In fact, the kindling for this fire was sparked with Calvin Johnson’s non-catch in the opener last year. The Bears and Lions don’t like each other and Sunday it boiled over.

670 The Score–11/14/2011

Calvin Johnson and Charles Tillman. (Photo by Gregory Shamus and Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Lions At Bears

Regular season games don’t get much bigger than this one.

670 The Score–11/11/2011

Wide receiver Calvin Johnson runs cornerback D.J. Moore to score a touchdown in the first half of a game in Detroit, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears At Lions

With the Packers moving to 5-0, it’s imperative that the Bears get a win tonight in Detroit. A loss would leave two undefeated teams at the top of the division. Plus, both of those teams at this point would have tie-breakers against the Bears. Even if you think that winning the division is a fantasy, there’s still the issue of the wildcard. If the Bears want to be in that conversation, a win is essential. Here’s what I’m watching in this pivotal matchup:

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

Matt Forte.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Esiason To Bears: Do What Works

As the Bears offense struggles to find its identity, CBS Sports football analyst Boomer Esiason thinks the Bears should just stick to what works.

670 The Score–10/10/2011

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Smith: Monday’s Game Is Not ‘Must-Win’

As the Bears head to Detroit to take on the undefeated Lions as the nation watches on Monday Night Football, head coach Love Smith isn’t buying the hype that this is a “must-win” game.