Bears rookie running back Jordan Howard possesses several excellent attributes. But there are two that offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains is most impressed with.
After performing well in two starts at Soldier Field, quarterback Matt Barkley will face his most difficult test to date Sunday when the Bears visit the first-place Lions.
Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks has been selected as the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in last Sunday's 26-6 win over the San Francisco 49ers.
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has been mostly mistake-free this season, but he faces a challenge versus an opportunistic Bears defense on Sunday.