5 bold predictions for Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions week 11

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3. The Chicago Bears will allow 100 receiving yards to Jahmyr Gibbs 

Jahmyr Gibbs is starting to break out in his rookie season, especially after returning from an injury in week seven. Since week seven, he has 130 receiving yards, which is sixth in the NFL amongst running backs. That is impressive when you consider he had 66 yards in the four games coming into week seven, and he did that in just three games since the Lions had a bye, and most other runners did not. 

He is really coming alive in recent weeks. This is notable because the Chicago Bears are the worst team in the NFL at defending running backs out of the backfield. 

It started with Aaron Jones, but Rachaad White, Antonio Gibson, Austin Ekeler, and Alvin Kamara have had good games against them and even guys like Kendre Miller, Alexander Mattison and Jaleel McLaughlin have big catches on them.

TJ Edwards is good downhill, but still struggles at getting to the sidelines to defend these backs. Jack Sanborn is replacing Tremaine Edmunds, who has been a disappointment. Jaquan Brisker has had a lot of issues in his second season.

Detroit is using Gibbs more, and they get the worst defense at defending passes to running backs. When you add that their cornerbacks are better than ever this year, the Lions will be peppering Gibbs all game.