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Late hits, horse-collar tackles and blows to the head are just part of Detroit defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh’s game.

He doesn’t intend to change, and nobody from the Bears expects him to, especially by the time they get to face him and the Lions on Monday night.

With the NFL’s current longest regular-season winning streak and a pair of historic comebacks, the Detroit Lions are no longer toiling in obscurity. The resurgent team will now get a long-awaited opportunity to be in the spotlight when it hosts the Chicago Bears in a high- profile Monday night matchup from Ford Field.

Are the Detroit Lions ready for their close-up?

The Lions, 4-0 for the first time since 1980, play host to Chicago on “Monday Night Football,” the first time Detroit has been part of that showcase game since 2001.

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