Bears vs. Lions 2018: 5 big highlights from Chicago's Thanksgiving win at Detroit

A look at the key highlights from the Chicago Bears' big victory over Detroit on Thursday.

The Chicago Bears invaded Ford Field on Thanksgiving Day and came away with a 23-16 victory over division rival Detroit Lions. With Mitchell Trubisky out of action due to injury, Chase Daniel was in charge of the plays. However, the Bears' defense once again showed why they are the best in the NFL this season.

1

Chase Daniel gives Bears halftime lead

Ahead of the big matchup, reports that Mitchell Trubisky would sit out had Bears fans concerned. However, Daniel filled in just fine. Trailing 7-3 late in the second quarter, Chase Daniel finally came up with a much-needed TD strike. On this day, he found Taquan Mizzell, giving Chicago a 9-7 lead as they headed into halftime.

2

Daniel finds Tarik Cohen

In the fourth quarter, the Bears were again behind in the score. This time, Chicago was down 13-9 as Chase Daniel threw a pass into the corner of the endzone. Its recipient? Tarik Cohen who came up with a big touchdown to return the lead to the Bears.

3

Eddie Jackson's Pick Six

Eddie Jackson helped feast on the Lions in today's Thanksgiving game victory. Arguably one of the biggest plays of the game was safety Jackson's 2nd half interception. Jackson hustled to grab a Stafford pass and it was off to the endzone. Today, Jackson had 3 tackles, 2 passes defended, and an interception for a touchdown.

4

Fuller prevents Lions from scoring

Late in the fourth quarter, Stafford was in the red zone trying to come up with a tying touchdown pass. One pass ended up bouncing off his receiver's helmet and was incomplete. Not long after, Stafford's attempt to throw a TD towards the right side of the endzone wound up intercepted. This time it was Kyle Fuller, getting the ball back for the Bears at a key moment.

5

Daniels carries Cohen to big first down

Sometimes it takes a bit of extra "oomph" to get that necessary first down. In this instance, that came thanks to Bears rookie James Daniels who literally carried Tarik Cohen across the first down line. With not enough time outs left to extend the game, the Lions were forced to concede the game.

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