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Monday, October 22, 2012
Lions to start rookie CB Jonte Green

By Kevin Seifert

CHICAGO -- The Soldier Field grounds crew began removing a protective tarp here at about 6:30 p.m., two hours before kickoff between the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears. It hasn't rained since early afternoon in downtown Chicago, so for the moment the field is dry.

Let's review some relevant pregame news from the Lions' perspective: