Bears 26, Lions 24

DETROIT - Jay Cutler threw for 257 yards and a TD and helped seal the game with a 19-yard, third-down scramble to run down the clock as Chicago (10-6) edged Detroit (4-12).

The Lions' Calvin Johnson, seeking to become the first player with 2,000 yards receiving in a season, finished at 1,964 with 72 yards on five catches.

Chicago 10 10 3 3 – 26

Detroit 3 7 7 7 – 24

First quarter

Det–FG Hanson 44, 5:54.

Chi–Bennett 60 pass from Cutler (Mare kick), 4:33.

Chi–FG Mare 33, 2:59.

Second quarter

Chi–Forte 1 run (Mare kick), 3:26.

Chi–FG Mare 40, 1:49.

Det–Durham 25 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick), :12.

Third quarter

Det–Heller 10 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick), 6:31.

Chi–FG Mare 28, 1:49.

Fourth quarter

Chi–FG Mare 20, 10:47.

Det–Robiskie 9 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick), 6:55.

A: 64,451.

Chi   Det

First downs 19   20

Total Net Yards 389   327

Rushes-yards 35-144   20-72

Passing 245   255

Punt Returns 3-6   1-0

Kickoff Returns 4-74   2-54

Interceptions Ret. 1-31   0-0

Comp-Att-Int 18-31-0   24-42-1

Sacked-Yards Lost 2-12   1-17

Punts 5-43.8   5-43.8

Fumbles-Lost 2-0   3-3

Penalties-Yards 3-35   4-29

Time of Possession 34:09   25:51

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: Chi, Forte 24-103, Cutler 5-29, Bell 4-12, Hester 1-2, Marshall 1-(minus 2). Det, Leshoure 15-57, Stafford 3-9, Bell 2-6.

Passing: Chi, Cutler 18-31-0-257. Det, Stafford 24-42-1-272.

Receiving: Chi, Bennett 5-109, Marshall 5-42, Jeffery 4-76, Forte 2-21, Spaeth 1-7, Rodriguez 1-2. Det, C.Johnson 5-72, Scheffler 5-53, Leshoure 3-20, Robiskie 2-30, Heller 2-29, Bell 2-19, Pettigrew 2-11, Durham 1-25, Thomas 1-7, Chapas 1-6.

Missed Field Goals: Chi, Mare 43 (WR).