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Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) runs during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.

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Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure (25) is stopped by the Chicago Bears defense during the first quarter.

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Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) prepares to throw during the first quarter.

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) looks downfield during the first quarter.

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Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) is stopped by Detroit Lions outside linebacker Justin Durant (52) during the first quarter.

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) pulls away from Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton (69) during the first quarter.

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Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler warms up before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field.

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) pulls away from Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton (69) during the first quarter.

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) looks downfield while chased by Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers (90) during the first quarter.

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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) makes a reception while defended by Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) during the first quarter.

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Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) breaks through the Detroit Lions defense for a 1-yard touchdown during the second quarter.

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Detroit Lions tight end Will Heller (89) is congratulated by teammate wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) after his touchdown during the third quarter.

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Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers (90) recovers a loose ball and is stopped by Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) during the second quarter.

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Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) runs between Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril (92) and free safety Louis Delmas (26) during the second quarter.

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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) bobbles and misses a catch while defended by Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) during the second quarter.

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Chicago Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez (48) is stopped by Detroit Lions cornerback Ron Bartell (41) during the first quarter.

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Detroit Lions' Kris Durham stops Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) during the second quarter.

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Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) is stopped by Detroit Lions outside linebacker Justin Durant (52) during the first quarter.

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Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) cannot make the catch as Detroit Lions cornerback Ron Bartell (41) defends during the second quarter.

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Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Houston (23) breaks up a pass intended for Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) during the fourth quarter.

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Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) is stopped by Detroit Lions' Kassim Osgood (10) during a kick return in the third quarter.

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Detroit Lions tight end Will Heller (89), defended by Chicago Bears strong safety Major Wright (21), falls into the end zone for a touchdown during the third quarter.

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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) gains 18-yards on a pass reception under pressure from Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) during the third quarter.

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Detroit Lions middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch, left, breaks up a pass intended for Chicago Bears tight end Kellen Davis, center, during the fourth quarter. The Bears won 26-24.

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Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) is congratulated by teammates after his 1-yard touchdown during the second quarter.

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Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) makes a catch while defended by Detroit Lions cornerback Ron Bartell (41) and outside linebacker DeAndre Levy (54) during the fourth quarter. The Bears won 26-24.

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Chicago Bears running back Kahlil Bell (32) is stopped by Detroit Lions defensive end Lawrence Jackson (94) during the fourth quarter. The Bears won 26-24.

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Gallery posted: 12/30/2012 4:41 PM

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In their final regular season game of the year, the Chicago Bears faced the Detroit Lions on Sunday, December 30th, in Detroit. The Bears defeated the Lions 26-24 to keep their playoff hopes alive.
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