Packers at Bears NFL Capsule Week 3



STREAKS 4 of past 6  
COACHES VS. OPP. McCarthy: 6-5 Smith: 8-7
LAST WEEK W 30-23 at Panthers L 30-13 at Saints
LAST REG-SEA GAME 1/2/11: Bears 3 at Packers 10: Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers finds TE Donald Lee for 1-yard score in 4th quarter for decisive points as Packers clinch playoff berth.
LAST REG-SEA GAME AT SITE 9/27/10: Bears 20, Packers 17.  Chicago K Robbie Gould converts 2 FGs in final 4 minutes, including game-winning 19-yarder with 4 seconds left, to lift Bears.
BROADCAST FOX (3:15 PM CT): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter).  Westwood One Radio: Kevin Kugler, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 86 (GB), 135 (Chi.).  XM: 235 (Chi.).


PASSING Rodgers: 46-65-620-5 (3C)-0-126.4 (1C) Cutler: 41-77-556-3-1-84.1
RUSHING Starks: 21-142-6.8-1 Forté: 26-117-4.5-0
RECEIVING G. Jennings: 9-144-16.0-2 (T3C) Forté (RB): 15 (T1C)-207-13.8-1
OFFENSE 409.0 311.5
TAKE/GIVE +4 (T3L) +2
DEFENSE 476.0 384.0
SACKS 6 tied: 1 Melton, Peppers: 2
INTs Woodson: 2 (T1L) Urlacher: 1
PUNTING Masthay: 40.9 Podlesh: 45.6
KICKING Crosby: 18 (9/9 PAT; 3/3 FG) Gould: 19 (4/4 PAT; 5/5 FG)


TEAMS LAST MET in NFC Champ Game (GB 21, Chi. 14)…PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS has won 5 of 7 starts vs. Chi. (incl. playoffs). In past 18 division starts with 15+ att. (incl. playoffs), has completed 392 of 577 (67.9 pct.) for 4,750 yards with 33 TDs vs. 12 INTs for 103.4 rating. Has won 8 starts in row (incl. playoffs) & has 100+ rating in 6 of those 8 contests…In past 5 vs. Chi., RB RYAN GRANT has rushed for 504 yards (100.8 per game) & 5 TDs. RB JAMES STARKS rushed for 74 yards & TD in NFC Champ…WR DONALD DRIVER has 9,666 rec. yards & passed HOFer JAMES LOFTON for most by Packer. WR GREG JENNINGS had 8 catches for 130 yards in NFC Champ. Since start of 2007 (incl. playoffs), has 44 rec. TDs, 3rd most in NFL. Incl. SB, WR JORDY NELSON has rec. TD in 3 in row. Had 84-yard TD last week…CB CHARLES WOODSON had 2 INTs & FR last week. Holds franchise record with 9 def. TDs (8 INT, 1 FR). Since start of 2006, his 8 INT-TDs are most in NFL. LB ERIK WALDEN had career-high 3 sacks in Week 17 meeting…BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER has won 7 of past 8 division games & has 100+ rating in 5 of those 8 contests. In career (incl. playoffs), when he has 100+ rating, his teams are 23-0…RB MATT FORTÉ has 311 scrimmage yards (155.5 per game; 161 rush, 150 rec.) in past 2 vs. GB (incl. NFC Champ.). Had 10 catches for 117 yards last week & finished with 166 scrimmage yards…WR-KR-PR DEVIN HESTER has 3 TDs vs. GB (2 PR, 1 rec.) & averages 60.7 yards per TD (182 yards). In 2 home games vs. GB, WR JOHNNY KNOX has 9 catches for 177 yards (88.5 per game) & TD. WR EARL BENNETT had 35-yard TD in NFC Champ…LB BRIAN URLACHER has INT or FF in 5 of past 8 vs. GB (incl. playoffs). Had 39-yard INT & sack in NFC Champ. LB LANCE BRIGGS had INT in NFC Champ. & has 4 INTs vs. GB, incl. 2 TDs (incl. playoffs). Since entering NFL in 2002, DE JULIUS PEPPERS has 91 sacks, 3rd most in NFL. In Week 17 meeting, CB CHARLES TILLMAN had 42-yard INT & FR. Has 4 INTs vs. GB, incl. career-long 95-yard return.

Enjoyed this post?
Subscribe to Packers Gab via RSS Feed or E-mail and receive daily news updates from us!

Submit to Digg  Stumble This Story  Share on Twitter  Post on Facebook  Post on MySpace  Add to  Bark It Up  Submit to Reddit  Fave on Technorati

Leave a Reply