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Bears meaner than the Bad Boys

CHICAGO -- It's safe to say Detroit's Bad Boys are back.

Led by the helmet-ripping Ndamukong Suh, Cliff Avril and Nick Fairley, the upstart Lions are a vicious bunch worthy of the sobriquet given to the old Pistons teams of Isiah, Rodman and Laimbeer.

These Lions tiptoe the invisible line between dirty and smashmouth, but on Sunday at Soldier Field, the Bears were one better than the Bad Boys.

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