Bears Week: Lions History at Soldier Field

A few brief fast facts about the Detroit Lions history at Soldier Field.

Lions' History versus Bears at Soldier Field

 The Lions and Bears have met on the gridiron at Soldier Field 32 times since 1971, when the Bears moved there after spending 50 seasons (1920-70) at Wrigley Field.

Against Chicago, the Lions have gone 11-21 (.354) at Soldier Field and 11-22 overall (.333) versus the Bears during that span. The extra game of course came during 2002 when Chicago played their home games at the University of Illinois in Champaign, IL while Soldier Field underwent renovation.

Fast Facts:

        In the last 15 seasons (1989-2003), Detroit has gone 5-9 on the road at Soldier Field.

        Lions biggest margin of victory during the Soldier Field series: 32-7 (25 pts) in 1994

        Lions biggest margin of defeat: 35-7 (28 pts) in 1979

Overall (home and away since 1930), the Lions have a 60-83-5 record versus Chicago and have been outscored 2,747 to 2577 during that span (Note: from 1930-1933 the Lions' franchise was located in Portsmouth, Ohio and known as the Spartans).

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