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Bears, Lions renew long-standing rivalry

The storyline
The Bears, after a splashy offseason that was out of character for them, get to flaunt their new wares. The Lions unveil what could be a very effective offense.

Why you should watch
Jay Cutler and Mike Martz must show the preseason woes have been left behind. A slow start for the Bears will only intensify the pressure on coach Lovie Smith and general manager Jerry Angelo.

Did you know?
Lions RB Kevin Smith has a rushing touchdown in his last three games vs. the Bears. ... Detroit's Calvin Johnson has 22 receptions in his last three matchups with the Bears. ... Chicago leads the NFL with 61 all-time wins. ... The Bears are 5-0 when Matt Forte rushes for 100 yards.

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