It was a weekend off for Detroit following their Thanksgiving overtime loss to the Texans at Ford Field on Thursday. The 4-and-7 Lions, who occupy last place in the NFC North, return to action Sunday at home against Indianapolis.
The Chicago Bears have reclaimed sole possession of first place in the North following their 28-to-10 win yesterday over the Minnesota Vikings at Solider Field. The Bears improved to 8-and-4 with the Vikings slipping to 6-and-5.
Green Bay fell out of a tie with Chicago when it was crushed last night 38-to-10 by the New York Giants at the Meadowlands. The loss snapped the Packers 5-game winning streak as their record dropped to 7-and-4. Week 12 wraps up tonight with Carolina at Philadelphia.