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Sport Trubisky, Bears hang on to beat Lions 20-13 as Stafford sits

00:00  11 november  2019
00:00  11 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Trubisky, Bears hang on to beat Lions 20-13 as Stafford sits

  Trubisky, Bears hang on to beat Lions 20-13 as Stafford sits CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky tied a season high with three touchdown passes, and the Chicago Bears withstood a late charge by Detroit with Jeff Driskel filling in for injured quarterback Matthew Stafford, beating the Lions 20-13 on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak. Detroit ruled out the 31-year-old Stafford hours before kickoff because of hip and back injuries, ending his streak of 136 consecutive starts. It was the first time he missed a regular-season game since 2010.Chicago (4-5) got its struggling offense going late in the first half, scored two touchdowns early in the third quarter and hung on to win for the first time since beating Minnesota in Week 4.

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky tied a season high with three touchdown passes, and the Chicago Bears withstood a late charge by Detroit with Jeff Driskel filling in for injured quarterback Matthew Stafford , beating the Lions 20 - 13 on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak.

CHICAGO (AP) Mitchell Trubisky tied a season high with three touchdown passes, and the Chicago Bears withstood a late charge by Detroit with Jeff Trubisky completed 16 of 23 passes in another solid outing against Detroit. It wasn't as good as his performance against the Lions last year in a win

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CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky tied a season high with three touchdown passes, and the Chicago Bears withstood a late charge by Detroit with Jeff Driskel filling in for injured quarterback Matthew Stafford, beating the Lions 20-13 on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak.

Detroit ruled out the 31-year-old Stafford hours before kickoff because of hip and back injuries, ending his streak of 136 consecutive starts. It was the first time he missed a regular-season game since 2010.

Trubisky, Bears hang on to beat Lions 20-13 as Stafford sits

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Stafford was much sharper than he was last week for the Lions when he threw four interceptions. He went 34 for 53 for 347 yards, three touchdowns Detroit running back LeGarrette Blount was ejected in the third quarter. Blount took exception to Elijah Lee pushing Stafford as he stepped out of bounds.

Chicago Bears . The big play came after Detroit (0-2) had cut San Francisco’s 30- 13 lead to three points thanks to two fourth-quarter touchdown passes by Matthew Stafford . 20 , 2014. “It’s like backyard football,” Breida said. “You see someone break a long run, see someone out there running

Chicago (4-5) got its struggling offense going late in the first half, scored two touchdowns early in the third quarter and hung on to win for the first time since beating Minnesota in Week 4. Detroit (3-5-1) lost for the fifth time in six games.

Driskel threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golloday with 5:53 remaining to cut it to 20-13. He led Detroit from its own 10 to the Chicago 25 on the game's final drive. But with the ball on 25, he overthrew Marvin Jones Jr. in the end zone as time expired on a play that would not have counted because of an illegal forward pass penalty.

Trubisky completed 16 of 23 passes in another solid outing against Detroit. It wasn't as good as his performance against the Lions last year in a win at Soldier Field, when the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 draft threw for 355 yards and three touchdowns. But it was a positive step for the struggling quarterback.

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Stafford was much sharper than he was last week for the Lions when he threw four interceptions. He went 34 for 53 for 347 yards, three touchdowns Detroit running back LeGarrette Blount was ejected in the third quarter. Blount took exception to Elijah Lee pushing Stafford as he stepped out of bounds.

The Lions escaped with a 20 -17 victory when Joshua Bellamy failed to hang onto Matt Barkley's pass over the middle on fourth-and-11 from the Detroit 44 The Bears seemingly were in position to at least tie the game when they marched to the Lions ' 43 with :58 remaining. But killer holding penalties on

Taylor Gabriel, Tarik Cohen and Ben Braunecker each caught touchdowns. Nick Kwiatkoski set up a TD with an interception.

Driskel was 27 of 46 for 269 yards with a touchdown and interception. Matt Prater kicked two field goals for the Lions, who dropped their third straight against Chicago after winning nine of 10.

Held to 9 yards in the first half against Philadelphia the previous week, the Bears punted on their first four possessions before breaking through late in the half. They went 80 yards, with Trubisky hitting Ben Braunecker on the right side of the end zone from the 18 to make it 7-6 with 25 seconds remaining.

Chicago then scored two touchdowns early in the third.

Cohen caught a 9-yard swing pass for a touchdown after Darius Slay got called for interference trying to defend Allen Robinson. Kwiatkoski then intercepted Driskel at the Detroit 29 and returned it 4 yards. That led to an 18-yard pass from Trubisky to Gabriel in the end zone, and Eddy Pineiro nailed the extra point after missing his previous attempt to make it 20-6.

Matthew Stafford out of practice again on Thursday

  Matthew Stafford out of practice again on Thursday It’s starting to look like Jeff Driskel is going to start at quarterback for the Lions against the Cowboys this weekend. Matthew Stafford remained out of practice on Thursday as he deals with the back injury that caused him to miss his first game since 2010 last week. Lions head coach Matt Patricia said earlier [more]

Stafford was 25-of-33 for 237 yards and didn’t turn the ball over for the first time since Week 11. The Lions led 13 -0 before Theo Riddick fumbled late Trubisky threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Benny Cunningham to make it 20 -10 with 2:32 left. The Bears got the ball back 25 seconds later on their 6

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky threw for 355 yards and three touchdowns, and the NFC North-leading Chicago Bears beat the Detroit Lions 34-22 to snap a 10-game losing streak Stafford was consistently under pressure again after getting sacked 10 times against Minnesota the previous week.

The Lions cut it to 20-13 when Golloday hauled in a 47-yard heave.

INJURIES

Lions: RB Ty Johnson (concussion) and RT Rick Wagner (concussion) exited the game in the second quarter. Wagner was taken from the field on a cart after he was hurt blocking on a run by J.D. McKissic. ... DT Kevin Strong left the game with a rib injury.

Bears: LB Danny Trevathan (elbow) exited in the first quarter. He ran off the field with his arm dangling by his side after it bent awkwardly as he tried to sack Driskel.

UP NEXT

Lions: Host the Dallas Cowboys next Sunday.

Bears: Visit the Los Angeles Rams next Sunday.

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Report: Stafford still hopes to play again this season .
The Detroit Lions have discussed shutting down quarterback Matthew Stafford for the remainder of the campaign.In fact, Stafford's been "maniacal" about getting back on the field before the year's done, a source told Schefter.

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