Lions Aim to Maintain 2-Game Lead in NFC North and End 30-Year Division Title Drought in Matchup Against Bears

The Detroit Lions, with a record of 7-2, have not had such a strong start since 2014, and they are currently leading against the Minnesota in the NFC North. The remaining five out of eight games are in the division, with the next match against the Chicago Bears. The team has been advised by coach Dan Campbell to remain vigilant as the Vikings are catching up and have the potential to narrow the gap when they meet in the next few weeks. Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields is returning after missing four games due to a dislocated right thumb. The rest of the season will determine the future of the 2021 No. 1 overall pick, as the Bears have to decide whether to pick up their fifth-year option for 2025. Detroit’s Penei Sewell, is having a great season without allowing any sacks and is said to be one of the NFL’s best offensive tackles. He will face his two brothers who are playing in the league, including Noah who the Bears drafted in the fifth round. The Bears have also made adjustments to their offensive line, with right guard Nate Davis returning after a four-game absence. Teven Jenkins is moving back to his starting spot at left guard.