In a rematch of last year’s NFC Championship game, the Green Bay Packers yet again got the better of the Chicago Bears 27-17. Aaron Rodgers continued his terrific season with another stellar performance at Soldier Field Sunday, throwing for 297 yards and 3 touchdowns including his first interception of the season.
Green Bay started the game in rhythm driving the field and sticking it in the end zone on a touchdown pass to tight end Jermichael Finley. The Packers running game made its first strong appearance this season, with Ryan Grant leading the way with 92 yards rushing.
The Packers defense completely shut down the Bears running game, only allowing 13 yards rushing in total. And any time Green Bay is going to be able to rear back and get after the quarterback they are going to create problems, especially against a suspect offensive line like Chicago’s.
At this point in the season, the defending champs (3-0) look like the strongest team in the league, boasting playmakers on all sides of the ball. The defense had given up quite a bit of yards so far, but they create turnovers in key spots and prevent high scores. Green Bay definitely has the potential to make another run into February this year.
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