Key Matchup: Bears Receiving Core Against Lions Pass Defense

The Bears currently rank 18th in the NFL in passing offense. They average about 221 yards per game through the air.
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is completing 58% of his passes and is averaging 33 passing attempts per game.
The offense has completed 25 passes of 20-plus yards, but only four of 40-plus yards.
The longest pass play for the Bears offense came in Week Six on Sunday Night Football, when Jay Cutler found Devin Hester for a 56-yard touchdown pass.
With all that being said the Bears offense is going up against one of the better pass defenses in the NFL. The Detroit Lions allow the fifth fewest passing yards per game (193.6).
Opposing quarterbacks average passer rating against them this season is a mediocre 72.3. The longest pass play that they’ve allowed the entire season was 49 yards.
They have two more interceptions than touchdowns allowed and they allow just under six yards per

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