Read What writers around the country are saying about the Bears following Sunday's 20-14 loss to the Detroit Lions.
Comments: "After two three-and-outs to start the game, Jimmy Clausen looked very comfortable in Marc Trestman's offense, throwing his first two touchdown passes since January 2011." – Around the NFL staff Read more
Comments: "Going up against the No. 2 defense in the NFL, Clausen kept the Bears in the game with two touchdown passes and 181 yards passing, numbers that would've been bigger if the Bears receivers hadn't dropped seven passes." – John Breech Read more
Pro Football Talk
Comments: "Lions center Dominic Raiola committed one of the dirtiest plays of the year when he stomped on Chicago's Ego Ferguson." – Michael David Smith Read more
Comments: "The safeties actually played fairly well. Brock Vereen and Ryan Mundy each notched an interception and Vereen deflected a pass, while Mundy defended two." – Sam Householder Read more
Comments: "(Lions) defensive lineman Ziggy Ansah was also involved in a play that seemed sketchy, hitting a sliding Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen helmet-to-helmet despite appearing to have enough time to adjust his aim. Clausen got up fighting mad, and the play drew a 15-yard penalty for the illegal blow." – Don Banks Read more
Comments: "It's tough to make any sense of whether or not (Jimmy Clausen) helped Marc Trestman show his offense could be better with a quarterback not named Jay Cutler under center. Some good, some bad." – Mike Garafolo Read more