PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Lions and Bears.
The Bears know what the result will be if they make the same mistake twice and fail to contain Calvin Johnson in their second meeting with the Lions.
Aaron Rodgers, the no-doubt first-half MVP, was a unanimous pick — no stunner there. But so were eight other players on the PFW midseason team. There are some players who simply are the best at what they do.
A pair of wide receivers get high praise from Jerry Rice in this week's MVP Meter.
The Lions' second-half surge to beat Chicago displayed Detroit's many strengths — and featured a big contribution from a part of the offense that had struggled.
Jahvid Best's 88-yard run in the third quarter powered Detroit to a 24-13 win over Chicago on Monday night, giving the Lions a three-game edge over the Bears in the standings.
Bears CB Charles Tillman didn't try to minimize the challenge he will face Monday night when he was asked about Lions WR Calvin Johnson this week.
Lions WR Calvin Johnson, who has played like an MVP candidate, is set to be a free agent in 2012. We take a closer look at his contract situation.
Week Four confirmed much of what we had suspected, including that the Lions are for real and Calvin Johnson is the NFL's most dominant player.
The Bears' running game and special teams bailed out their defense Sunday against the Panthers.
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.
Though his own head coach joked he is just "pretty good," Lions WR Calvin Johnson is climbing high on the MVP Meter.
Above all else, the Lions' comeback win at Minnesota allowed them to keep pace with Green Bay in the NFC North.
Here's another key matchup to watch in Sunday's game against the Lions.
Detroit has a blue-chip go-to receiver and other capable options in the passing game, and it has a quarterback willing to use all of his options.