By Mike Mulligan-

(WSCR) Now that Lovie Smith has exacted sweet revenge on bookmakers and prognosticators bold enough to make his team an eight-point underdog in Philadelphia, it’s time for the Bears to wreak vengeance on the upstart Lions, a team foolish enough to beat the Bears by 11 points a mere month ago.

The Lions didn’t just beat the Bears, mind you, they taunted and teased them on national television. It was a coming-out party for the Lions, who matched the Packers’ 5-0 start and left the Bears with a 2-3 record and stuck on a treadmill to oblivion in the NFC North.

It was not so much a football game as a cry for help.

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