The Lions totaled 788 yards against the Bears 575, so any offensive edge ostensibly belongs to Detroit. But Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has never won at Soldier Field.
The strongest thread through the four outside candidates on the Bears now list -- Phil Emery from Kansas City, Jason Licht from New England, Jimmy Raye from San Diego and the Giants Marc Ross -- is
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Players typically declare that they are not competing with their opposite numbers. Jay Cutler says he is not measuring himself against Aaron Rodgers.