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Chicago quarterback Chase Daniel, who hadn't started a game since December 28, 2014, when he played for Kansas City, completed 27 of 37 passes for 230 yards and two scores.

Stafford completed 28-of-38 passes for 236 yards and the Lions' LeGarrette Blount pounded the ball for 88 yards on 19 runs, but the Bears' defense made the plays needed to win it.

In a season in which the Bears' cup certainly runneth over, their 23-16 victory Thursday over the Detroit Lions felt a lot like a glass half-empty win.

Parkey, a five-year veteran who is with his fourth team, is the first Bear to win the Special Teams Player of the Week award since Robbie Gould in Week Four of the 2015 season. The Lions were playing Chicago for the second time in 12 days.

Fox only has one game this Sunday, but after having the Lions and Bears on Thanksgiving and both Michigan and Michigan State on Saturday, we aren't complaining.

"We went down there Wednesday and Thursday and he did a great job", Tabor said.

With the score tied at 16, Stafford threw an interception that was run back for a touchdown.

"That was a difference in the game today, winning by that touchdown with Eddie", Bears head coach Matt Nagy said.

It isn't just what Nagy said Tuesday, it was the look on his face as he talked.

Bears inside linebacker Danny Trevathan (59) celebrates a tackle against the Detroit Lions Thursday in Detroit.

Then came Jackson's interception on a Matthew Stafford pass to tight end Michael Roberts.

Chicago responded less than two minutes into the fourth, sparking a scoring frenzy to finish the game.

"I saw him coming out of center field".

Are they continuing to get better each week?

"I think it's just influenced by what you see on tape when you see them play. I know that. And for us, but we got to make sure in these situations that we're doing the right thing". Blount capped the drive off with his second rushing touchdown of the game, but a failed two-point conversion attempt kept the touchdown to six points and sent the score to 13-9 in Detroit's favor with 1:35 left in the quarter. Daniel simply did everything asked of him in the spot start, and Chicago has moved closer to a playoff spot.

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