Week Five Preview: Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions

The Chicago Bears (2-2) and the Detroit Lions (4-0) will meet for the 163rd time ever tonight at Ford Field in Detroit. The Bears lead the all-time series 93-64-5.
Tonight marks only the fifth time the Bears will meet the Lions on Monday Night Football, who will be hosting a Monday night game for the first time since 2001.
The Lions have taken three out four on ‘MNF’ against Chicago, the latest game coming in 1995.
Bears head coach Lovie Smith has been successful on Monday night, posting a 6-1 record in his tenure in Chicago.
The Bears are actually the last team to beat the Lions, beating them six times in a row. The Lions have won 8 straight games since that 24-20 loss on December 5th last year.
In six career games against Detroit, Matt Forte has rushed 95 times for 498 yards and three touchdowns, while reeling in 19 receptions for 259 yards

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