BEARS (3-5) at PACKERS (5-3)
LAST GAME AT SITE — 11/4/13: Bears 27, Packers 20. Rodgers sustained a broken collarbone on the first series of the game. Chicago RB Matt Forté recorded 179 scrimmage yards (125 rushing, 54 receiving) and a rushing TD. Bears WR Brandon Marshall added 107 receiving yards and TD.
BROADCAST — NBC (7:30 p.m CT): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton, Hub Arkush (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 84 (WW1), 93 (Chicago.), 92 (Green Bay). XM: 227 (WW1), 225 (Chicago.), 226 (Green Bay).
BEARS NOTES: QB Jay Cutler on pace for first 4,000-yard season (4,186) and first 30-TD season (34) in team history…In past three vs. Green Bay, Forte has 507 scrimmage yards (169 per game), 357 rush yards (119 per game) and 4 TDs. He is the only player with 500-plus rush (562) and 450-plus receiving (490) yards…WR Brandon Marshall aims for 5th in row vs. Green Bay with TD. Since 2012, has 28 receiving TDs, tied for 4th in NFL. WR Alshon Jeffery had TD in Week 4. TE Martellus Bennett had 9 catches for 134 yards in last meeting…DE Willie Young is tied for third in NFC with 7 sacks. Since 2012, CB Tim Jennings is second in NFL with 13 INTs and ties for third with 3 INT-TDs. DE Jared Allen has 16.5 sacks in past 12 vs. Green Bay (including playoffs). Had career-high 4.5 sacks vs. Green Bay (10/5/09 with Minnesota). Since entering NFL in 2004, he leads league with 130 sacks. Rookie CB Kyle Fuller is only player with 3-plus INTs and 3-plus FFs.
PACKERS NOTES: 7-1 in game after bye under Mike McCarthy…In 13 starts vs. Chicago. with 10-plus attempts (including playoffs), Rodgers is 11-2 (.846). In last meeting, had 302 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INTs and 151.2 rating…RB Eddie Lacy aims for 4th in row vs. Chicago. with a touchdown. In only home meeting, rushed for career-high 150 yards and TD…WR-PR Randall Cobb leads NFL WRs with 9 receiving TDs. Has TD in five in row (6 TDs). In past two meetings, has 4 TDs. In past two vs. Chicago, WR Jordy Nelson has 20 catches for 269 yards (134.5 per game) and 2 TDs. Since 2011, he is one of two in NFL with 4,000-plus yards (4,059), 30-plus receiving TDs (36) and 16-plus average (16.1)…In past 4 meetings, LB Clay Matthews has 5.5 sacks, 2 INTs and forced fumble. Since 2010 (including playoffs), CB Tramon Williams tied for second in NFL with 20 INTs and CB Sam Shields is fourth with 19 INTs. Shields aims for third in row vs. Chicago. with INT. LB Julius Peppers is only player in NFL history with 100-plus sacks (122.5) and 10-plus INTs (10).
|STREAKS||7 of past 8|
|COACHES VS. OPP.||Trestman: 1-2||McCarthy: 12-6|
|LAST WEEK||Bye (Week 8: L 51-23 at Patriots)||Bye (Wk. 8: L 44-23 at Saints)|
|PASSING||Cutler: 197-293-2093-17 (2C)-8-95.8||A. Rodgers: 169-250-2092-19 (1C)-3-113.6 (1L)|
|RUSHING||Forté: 130-562-4.3-3||Lacy: 105-428-4.1-4|
|RECEIVING||Forté (RB): 58 (1C)-490-8.4-3||Nelson: 50-737-14.7-6 (T3C)|
|SACKS||Young: 7 (T3C)||Peppers: 4|
|INTs||Fuller (R): 3 (T2C)||Shields, Hayward: 2|
|PUNTING||O’Donnell: 45.5||Masthay: 47.0|
|KICKING||Gould: 42 (18/19 PAT; 8/9 FG)||Crosby: 58 (25/25 PAT; 11/12 FG)|