The Detroit Lions decisively defeated the Chicago Bears, 31 to 17, on October 16, 1983.

Final

CHI

Bears

2-5-0

17

DET

Lions

3-4-0

31

Team

CHI

DET

1

0

7

2

10

10

3

0

7

4

7

7

Total

17

31

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

CHI

DET

Lions

Billy Sims 3-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

CHI

DET

Lions

Dexter Bussey 14-yard pass from Eric Hipple (Eddie Murray kick)

0

14

Bears

Bob Thomas 23-yard field goal

3

14

Lions

Eddie Murray 35-yard field goal

3

17

Bears

Ken Margerum 12-yard pass from Vince Evans (Bob Thomas kick)

10

17

3rd quarter

CHI

DET

Lions

Ulysses Norris 20-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Eddie Murray kick)

10

24

4th quarter

CHI

DET

Bears

Matt Suhey 10-yard pass from Vince Evans (Bob Thomas kick)

17

24

Lions

Eric Hipple 8-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

17

31