Chicago Bears: 5 Things to Watch for in Week 11

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 02: Theo Riddick
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How Effective Will Matthew Stafford Be Against Bears’ Defense?

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Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is one of the league’s best passers, and has had some big games against the Bears throughout his career. However, last season, Chicago managed to pick off Stafford a total of four times in the two games they played. Prior to their bye week, the Bears’ defense managed to keep Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints’ passing game out of the end zone, in a losing effort of course. Chicago’s 10th ranked pass defense matching up against a Detroit aerial attack that’s eighth in the league and has Stafford as the NFL’s fourth-leading passer (2,461) could be the x-factor in this game.