October 14, 2012; Philadelphia, PA USA; Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Houston (23) celebrates his interception against Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The Lions defeated the Eagles 26-23 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE

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Detroit Lions’ Ndamukong Suh still has support of defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham
Anwar S. Richardson – MLive.com

Ndamukong Suh might be misunderstood by many, but Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham feels like he knows his defensive tackle better than others.

Civil tone hovers over contentious rivalry
Michael C. Wright – ESPNChicago.com

The on-field incidents belie the weeklong muzzle job performed by the players in the buildup to a showdown on ESPN’s Monday Night Football between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions at Soldier Field.

While the teams claimed mutual respect, it’s clear they’re not fond of one another, a sentiment expected to manifest itself on the field like it has so many other times in recent meetings.

Detroit Lions: Chris Houston’s film study pays off
Paula Pasche – Oakland Press

Chris Houston is arguably playing the best football of his career.

His secret?

“Just film, film study, film study, film study, film study and film study, that’s it,’’ the Detroit Lions cornerback said. “That’s what does it.’’

Houston has been given the green light this season to shadow the opponent’s top receiver.

Monday will be special night for recipients of Lions QB Matthew Stafford’s generosity
Carlos Monarrez – Detroit Free Press

The Lions-Bears game Monday night in Chicago is big. But it’s especially huge for Faith and Will Falzone and their mother, Mary Ann Bell.

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