Bears rookie Jack Sanborn gets two sacks

Three takeaways from the Bears’ 31-30 loss to the Lions on Sunday.

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Bears linebacker Jack Sanborn chases Lions receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown on Sunday.

Bears linebacker Jack Sanborn chases Lions receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown on Sunday.

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Some observations from the Bears’ 31-30 loss to the Lions on Sunday:

Two sacks for Sanborn

Undrafted rookie linebacker Jack Sanborn started his second straight game and had the Bears’ only two sacks. No other undrafted rookie has had a multi-sack game in the league this year.

He also had a team-high 12 tackles.

“He’s very instinctual, makes a lot of plays on the ball, always reads his keys,” coach Matt Eberflus said. “He’s always on it that way. Yeah, we’re pleased with where he’s going.”

Late lead gone

The Lions rallied from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to win for the first time since they did it against the Vikings on

Oct. 31, 1993.

“You have to be able to overcome things,” Eberflus said. “I’ve seen it before through my years of coaching that you have to be able to overcome adversities. That could come in many forms.’’

St. Brown battle

The Lions won the battle of the St. Browns. Amon-Ra, their top receiver, caught 10 passes on 11 targets for 119 yards. Bears wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown, who dropped a fourth-down pass a week earlier, ran two times for nine yards but did not see a target.

The brothers have a $1,000 bet on which team finishes with a better record. Both the Bears and the Lions have three wins.

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