Matthew Stafford

: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions rushes Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears during the third quarter of the game at Ford Field on October 10, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Bears-Lions

This game will come down to which offensive line can control the line of scrimmage.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

Ndamukong Suh. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Detroit Lions

Thursday is a huge game for the Bears (5-6) and Lions (7-4).

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions makes a diving catch for a first down as Brandon Browner #39 of the New England Patriots defends during the third quarter at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bears-Lions Fantasy Starters: Forte, Stafford, Johnson

The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

49ers tight end Vernon Davis. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Harris: Your 2014 All-Dud Fantasy Football Team

LeSean McCoy, Vernon Davis, Keenan Allen and Jimmy Graham — you’ve cost us wins.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, left, and quarterback Matthew Stafford. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Harris: Fantasy Co-Dependents In Detroit

It’s time to buy low on Matthew Stafford — and even Calvin Johnson, if that’s possible.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2014

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What Are The Bears?

They’re like a child bouncing on a trampoline — fun with a dose of worry.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

View: Jay Cutler Is On SI Cover With Matt Stafford

Cutler is one of the NFC’s “gunslingers.”

CBS Chicago–08/27/2014

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees.  (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Harris: Draft With Tiers To Avoid Tears

Check out a handy chart that shows when to go for value and potential over need.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

Matthew Stafford (left, with hat on backwards!) (Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Mike Ditka To Matthew Stafford: Stop Wearing Hat Backwards

Mike Ditka likes Matthew Stafford, but the coach has some important fashion advice for the Detroit Lions quarterback.

02/18/2014

Jim Caldwell. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Lions Hire Jim Caldwell As Head Coach

The Lions ended their head coaching search Tuesday by hiring Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell to the position.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2014

Matthew Stafford. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Stafford Takes Heavy Blame For Lions’ Fall

There’s plenty of blame to go around for the Detroit Lions’ fall from the NFC North driver’s seat to a Week 17 game with no playoff implications.

670 The Score–12/26/2013

Matthew Stafford. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Doyel: Time To Label Stafford What He Is – A Bust

Question: Is former No. 1 overall draft pick Matthew Stafford a bust? Answer: Sure he is.

670 The Score–12/23/2013

Alshon Jeffery reacts after not being able to make a catch in the end zone against the Detroit Lions. (Credit: David Banks/Getty)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Missed Opportunities Cost Bears

Just six days ago, Bears head coach Marc Trestman was the toast of the town after a gutsy 4th-and-1 conversion that helped seal a victory against the Green Bay Packers.

670 The Score–11/10/2013

Jim Schwartz. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lions Simply Can’t Win On Road Vs. Divisional Opponents

Talk about an inferiority complex.

670 The Score–11/07/2013

Philip Rivers.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Harris: Looking Ahead To The Fantasy Playoff Picture

It’s Week 10, and for those teams securely in the playoffs, you have much work to do to ensure you do not go one and done.

670 The Score–11/06/2013

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Cutler, Stafford Could Be Set For Aerial Attack

Jay Cutler and Matthew Stafford may be headed for a gunslinger’s showdown at Ford Field.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2013

(credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Top 10 NFL Comeback Player Candidates

There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.

08/28/2013

(credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 12 Quarterbacks To Draft

Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.

08/15/2013

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

Report: Lions, Stafford Agree On 3-Year Extension

The Detroit Lions are investing in quarterback Matthew Stafford.

670 The Score–07/09/2013

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

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