» Last meeting:Matt Forte rushed for 121 yards and a touchdown as the Bears routed the Lions, 48-24, in Week 4.
» Streaks: The Bears have won seven of the past nine meetings, and have a 90-64-5 overall series edge.
» Last week: Chicago pulled off a thrilling 36-30 overtime victory against Minnesota. ... Detroit was overmatched in a 20-6 loss at San Francisco.
Keep your eye on ...
Tommie Harris' drive: Chicago's powerful defensive tackle can still be one of the NFL's most disruptive forces when he is motivated, but he does not always seem to be completely focused. He could be in for a big outing this Sunday against Detroit's banged-up offense, if he keeps his head in the game.
Did you know?
Cutler leads the league in interceptions with 26. ... Chicago's Johnny Knox is second in the league with a kickoff return average of 29 yards (minimum 15 attempts). ... With one more tackle, Lions LB Larry Foote will reach 100 on the season for the second time in his career. ... Fifteen Detroit players have caught a pass this season.