Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions 37 to 23

Sunday, January 3, 2010, Week 17

The Chicago Bears played the Detroit Lions in Detroit on Sunday, January 3, 2010, Week 17 of the 2009 season. The Bears won by a score of 37-23. The Bears swept the Lions for the 2009 season. With this game, the Lions finished the season 2-6-0 at home, while the Bears finished 2-6-0 on the road for the 2009 season.

The Lions finished the season with a record of 2-14-0, while the Bears finished the season at 7-9-0. Six coaches were fired from from the Bears after the game: Pep Hamilton: Quarterbacks Coach; Luke Butkus: Assistant Offensive Line Coach/Offensive Assistant Coach; Ron Turner: Offensive Coordinator; Charles London: Assistant Wide Receivers Coach/Offensive Assistant Coach; Rob Boras: Tight Ends Coach; Harry Hiestand: Offensive Line Coach.

Chicago Bears offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
418 268 150 0 22


Head Coach: Lovie Smith Assistant Head Coach: Rod Marinelli Offensive Coordinator: Ron Turner Defensive Coordinator: Bob Babich Quarterbacks Coach: Pep Hamilton Wide Receivers Coach: Darryl Drake Offensive Line Coach: Harry Hiestand Running Backs Coach: Tim Spencer Tight Ends Coach: Rob Boras Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Charles London Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Luke Butkus Offensive Assistant Coach: Luke Butkus, Charles London Defensive Line Coach: Rod Marinelli Linebackers Coach: Bob Babich Safeties Coach: Gill Byrd Defensive Backs Coach: Jon Hoke Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Eric Washington Defensive Assistant Coach: Eric Washington Special Teams Coach: Dave Toub Assistant Special Teams Coach: Chris Tabor Coaching Assistant: Mikal Smith Director of Physical Development: Rusty Jones Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jim Arthur General Manager: Jerry Angelo Scout: Dennard Wilson Southwest Area Scout: Chris Ballard Football Operations Assistant: Andrew Hayes-Stoker Seasonal Strength and Conditioning Intern: Phil Brauch

Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
349 249 100 2 18


Head Coach: Jim Schwartz Assistant Head Coach: Gunther Cunningham Offensive Coordinator: Scott Linehan Defensive Coordinator: Gunther Cunningham Quarterbacks Coach: Jeff Horton Wide Receivers Coach: Shawn Jefferson Offensive Line Coach: George Yarno Running Backs Coach: Sam Gash Tight Ends Coach: Tim Lappano Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeremiah Washburn Offensive Quality Control Coach: Todd Downing Defensive Line Coach: Bob Karmelowicz Linebackers Coach: Matt Burke Secondary Coach: Tim Walton Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Kris Kocurek Assistant Secondary Coach: Daron Roberts Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Assistant Special Teams Coach: Bradford Banta Coordinator of Physical Development: Jason Arapoff Strength and Conditioning Coach: Malcolm Blacken Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Ted Rath General Manager: Martin Mayhew