Lions Reach 5-0 With Win Over Bears

By Dean Pantazi

Lions Reach 5-0 With Win Over Bears

October 11, 2011 Updated Oct 11, 2011 at 12:19 AM EDT

DETROIT (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns and Jahvid Best ran for 163 yards and a score as the Detroit Lions topped the Chicago Bears 24-13, making their 5-0 start their first at that level since 1956.

Stafford threw touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson and Brandon Pettigrew and Best ran 88 yards for his touchdown.

The loud Detroit crowd forced Chicago into nine false start penalties.

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