Jay Cutler threw for 257 yards and a touchdown as the Bears held on for a 26-24 win over the Detroit Lions. The Bears were eliminated from the playoffs after Minnesota beat Green Bay. Matt Forte ran for 103 yards and a touchdown and Earl Bennett caught a 60-yard scoring pass. The Chicago defense forced four turnovers as the Bears finished 10-and-6. Matthew Stafford threw for 272 yards and three touchdowns with an interception. The Lions lost their final eight games to end the season 4-and-12.