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Postgame notes - Bears vs. Lions week 10

Posted Nov 10, 2013

ChicagoBears.com takes a look at some stats and facts from Sunday's game against the Lions.

ChicagoBears.com takes a look at some stats and facts from Sunday's game against the Lions.

MARSHALL HAULS IN TWO TOUCHDOWNS:
Bears WR Brandon Marshall had seven receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns in Week 10 versus Detroit. Marshall now has at least one touchdown catch in each home game this season including seven overall at Soldier Field in 2013 (five contests). Dating back to the final home contest of 2012, Marshall has a touchdown grab in six-straight games at Soldier Field.
Since joining the Bears in 2012, Marshall has 19 touchdown receptions overall. His 17 touchdowns entering Week 10 play were third overall in the NFL since 2012.

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MARSHALL & JEFFERY HAVE 100-YARDS RECEIVING:
Bears WRs Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery had 139 and 114 receiving yards, respectively, in Week 10 versus Detroit. It was the first time since November 24, 2002 versus Detroit, that the Bears had two 100-yard receivers in a single game (Marty Booker - 157 and Dez White - 106). It was the ninth time since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger that the Bears had two 100-yard receivers in the same game.

MARSHALL HAS 100-YARDS RECEIVING:
Bears WR Brandon Marshall had seven receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns in Week 10 versus Detroit. It was Marshall's fourth 100-yard receiving game of the season and second straight (104 in Week 1 vs. CIN; 114 in Week 2 vs. MIN; 107 in Week 9 at GB). It was the 30th 100-yard receiving game of his career and 11th as a member of the Bears, fifth most in franchise history.
Marshall's 11 100-yard receiving games since joining the Bears last season are second most in the NFL to Calvin Johnson 's 15. Marshall now has 60 receptions for 786 yards and eight touchdowns this season. Since joining the Bears, Marshall has 178 receptions for 2,294 yards and 19 touchdowns.

JEFFERY HAS 100-YARDS RECEIVING: Bears WR Alshon Jeffery had nine receptions for 114 yards in Week 10 versus Detroit.
It was the fourth 100-yard receiving game of the season for Jeffery, who single-game career-high entering the season was 80 yards versus Indianapolis in Week 1 of his 2012 rookie year. Jeffery now has 47 receptions for 735 yards and three touchdowns this season.

FORTE SURPASSES 1,000 YARDS FROM SCRIMMAGE:
Bears RB Matt Forte had 33 yards rushing and 16 yards receiving for 49 yards from scrimmage. Forte now has 691 rushing yards and 332 receiving yards in 2013 for 1,023 yards from scrimmage this season. He has 1,000 yards from scrimmage in each of his first six NFL seasons (2008-13), the first player in franchise history to accomplish the feat and the 18th in NFL history.

FORTE SURPASSES 6,000 YARDS RUSHING:
Bears RB Matt Forte had 33 rushing yards on 17 carries in Week 10 versus Detroit. Forte now has 6,018 career rushing yards, the third play in franchise history to reach that plateau, joining Hall of Famer Walter Payton (16,726) and Neal Anderson (6,166).

CONTE RECORDS 2ND INT OF SEASON:
S Chris Conte picked off Lions QB Matthew Stafford at the Detroit 44 and returned it 35 yards to the 9, leading to a Robbie Gould 32-yard field goal in the fourth quarter. It was the second interception of the season for Conte, tying a career-high set last season. It was the fifth of Conte's three-year NFL career. Conte has returned those five interceptions 118 yards (23.6 ypr).

FOUR ROOKIES START FOR CHICAGO:
The Chicago Bears had four rookies start in Week 10 versus the Detroit Lions. Offensively T Jordan Mills and G Kyle Long each started their ninth game of the season. Defensively, LB Jonathan Bostic started his third contest of the year and DE David Bass made his first career NFL start. The last time the Bears started four rookies in a contest before Sunday was on December 28, 2003 when LB Lance Briggs, QB Rex Grossman, CB Charles Tillman and WR Bobby Wade all started in the season finale at Kansas City.

McCOWN SOLID AGAIN IN RELIEF:
Bears backup quarterback Josh McCown came in on the Bears final offensive possession and led the Bears on a 74-yard touchdown drive, by completing six-of-nine passing attempts for 62 yards, including a 11-yard touchdown pass to WR Brandon Marshall to cut the score to 21-19 with 40 seconds to play. The Bears failed to convert the two-point conversion.
For the season, McCown is 42-of-70 passing (60.0 percent) for 538 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions for a 103.2 passer rating.

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