Thursday Morning Trivia: Bears-Packers Edition

Laura brings us some more brainteasers for a Thursday morning, this week with a distinct Bears-Packers flavor.

Ray Nitschke, Dick Butkus, Brett Favre, Walter Payton  - you won't find any of these Packers-Bears legends in this edition of trivia.  The 80-year-old rivalry also includes great performances by lesser known names or players who spent most of their careers elsewhere but still got a taste of the Green Bay-Chicago mystique.

1. Which Packer rookie ran for 113 yards in a win at Chicago Dec. 5, 1999?

A. De'Mond Parker
B. Darick Holmes
C. Ahman Green
D. Michael Blair

2. Who collected 4.5 sacks for the 2001 Packers after notching 40.5 sacks for the Bears from 1994 to 2000?

A.     John Thierry
B.     Ron Cox
C.     K.D. Williams
D.     Jim Flanigan

3.  Which Packer training camp castoff took a kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown for the Bears Dec. 13, 1998 at Lambeau Field?

A. Glyn Milburn
B. Edgar Bennett
C. Fabian Bowens
D. Roell Preston

4. Which Packer returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown in Green Bay's 37-6 rout of the Bears at Soldier Field on Oct. 6, 1996?

A. Desmond Howard
B. Don Beebe
C. Allen Rossum
D. Corey Bradford

5. Who rumbled a club-record 76 yards with a fumble in the Packers' 40-28 pasting of the Bears Dec. 17, 1989?

A.     Brian Noble
B.     John Anderson
C.     Scott Stephen
D.     Tim Harris


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  1. A, De'Mond Parker. The Packers used a fifth round pick on Parker in 1999. The 113-yard effort against the Bears accounted for all but 71 of his yards that season.
  2. D, Jim Flanigan. The son of former Packer with the same name was fourth on the 2001 Packers in sacks in his only season in a Green Bay uniform.
  3. A, Glyn Milburn. Milburn was in camp with the Packers in 1998 before being dealt to the Bears before Opening Day.
  4. Don Beebe. The Aurora, Ill., native  still stands as the last Illinois-born Packer to score a touchdown for Green Bay in his home state.
  5. C, Scott Stephen. The linebacker's 76-yard rumble at Soldier Field was the longest return of a fumble in club history until Nov. 9, 1998 when Keith McKenzie returned a fumble 88 yards for a touchdown at Pittsburgh.

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