Debating Detroit Lions’ potential less than the Matt Patricia-Bob Quinn routine, Matthew Stafford and Darius Slay, Nov. 26, 2019.
Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free of charge Push
Totally free Press athletics writers and columnists forecast Thursday’s annual Thanksgiving Working day activity, as the Detroit Lions host the Chicago Bears at Ford Field. The Bears received this game final season, 23-16.
If the Lions just cannot beat Arizona with Matthew Stafford. … If they just can’t determine out a way to defeat a lousy Washington workforce with no him. … If the Lions are caught in a miserable losing streak, heading straight down the drain, they aren’t going to defeat Chicago.The decide on: Bears 19, Lions 12
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The Lions have shed four straight and are in determined want of a win with thoughts swirling about Matt Patricia’s position security. Could one more uncomfortable recreation on countrywide Television set direct to Martha Ford cleaning household over Thanksgiving weekend? No a person wants to tempt destiny, which is why it’s imperative the Lions enjoy a great recreation in all three phases Thursday. That won’t be easy specified the quarterback scenario, with Stafford predicted to skip his fourth straight video game and Driskel battling a hamstring injuries. The one conserving grace? The Bears keep trotting Mitchell Trubisky out at quarterback hoping anything will change. I just can’t consider a lot of points will be scored or that numerous men and women will be on their edge of their seat seeing. The pick: Bears nine, Lions six
Hey, it’s Thanksgiving, the Bears are undesirable, also, the Lions are property, and the general manager and mentor know how a reduction will be seen. It will not issue. The pick: Bears 19, Lions 16
The Bears have not scored much more than twenty points in their previous 5 games. The Lions get a battle of attrition and snap a four-game losing streak that can help grateful Detroiters keep away from indigestion and chat of firings — for at the very least a couple of times. The pick: Lions 21, Bears twenty.