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Anthony Thomas left the game in second quarter with a broken right index finger and didn't return.

He finished the game with 26 yards rushing on four carries, but after getting 26 yards on his first run of the game he failed to gain a single yard in his final three attempts.

Thomas was injured on his only reception of the day that resulted in no gain.

Keith Traylor left the game in second half with and had to be carted into the lockerroom.

Jauron said he wasn't optimistic about the injury, but the veteran's status is unknown at this point.

"He's clearly a force for us inside and without him it hurts us," Jauron said.

John Davis was inactive with back spasms, which gave way to Dustin Lyman getting his third start of the year.

James "Big Cat" Williams was listed as questionable all week with a foot injury made his 130th consecutive start.

Stepping Up:
Dustin Lyman followed up a career-high three-reception game last week against the Lions with more than double that production against Green Bay. Lyman had seven catches for 58 yards and two touchdowns. The scores were the first of his career.

Mr. Versatile:
Brad Maynard, who had a 20-yard run earlier this season, became the seventh Bear to throw a pass this season. He joins Jim Miller, Chris Chandler, Henry Burris, Marty Booker, Leon Johnson and Brian Urlacher.

With a 12-yard touchdown pass to Dustin Lyman on a fake field goal, Maynard became the fourth member of the team to throw a touchdown pass this season. It's Maynard's second career touchdown pass. The punter connected with Brian Urlacher for a 27-yard go-ahead score against the Redskins on Dec. 23, 2001.

Join the club:
Henry Burris became the fifth player on the team to throw a touchdown pass when his 45-yard bomb fell into the hands of Marcus Robinson. Burris joins Jim Miller, Chris Chandler, Brad Maynard and Marty Booker as teammates who have thrown a touchdown pass this season.

TD Trio:
Jim Miller, Brad Maynard and Henry Burris all threw touchdown passes against the Packers.

Sack Man:
Rosevelt Colvin became the third player in Bears history to have back-to-back years of at least ten sacks. Colvin matched his 2001 total of 10.5 sacks when he brought Packers QB Brett Favre down in the first quarter.

Colvin joins Richard Dent (1984-87, 89-91) and Willie Holman (1970-71) as the only two other players to have double digit sack numbers in consecutive seasons.

Moving on up:
Marty Booker continues to move up the Bears career receptions list. His fifth reception of the game Booker moved into eighth place with 239 career receptions. He passed Dick Gordon, who had 238 catches with the Bears from 1965-71.

The receiver also joined Curtis Conway (1995-96) as only other receiver in franchise history to go over 1,000 yards receiving in consecutive years.

Booker finished the game with six catches for 52 yards that brought his season totals to 74 receptions for 1,036 yards. He's also caught at least one ball in 41 straight games, which is four short of Walter Payton's team-record of 45.

Keep your eye on the ball:
The Bears extended their games with at least one turnover to 30, when Roosevelt Colvin sacked Brett Favre forcing a fumble that Alex Brown recovered.


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