Chicago Bears spoil Packer fans Thanksgiving dinner!
Not only did the Bears defeat the Green Bay Packers in Lambeau Field to keep their
playoff hopes alive, they also rained on Brett Favre’s jersey retirement night winning by
(#4) points. Now the win has the Bears thinking playoffs at 5-6 and just a game out from
the sixth seed.
The Bears struggled early, but adjusted and found their way. In the end, it left a lot of
Packers fans with a spoiled Thanksgiving and Bears fans enjoyed it.
Jay Cutler was finally able to get that elusive win at Lambeau Field after struggling
there most of his career. He did not have great passing stats because of the terrible
weather conditions but he also did not throw any interceptions. Matt Forte was back from
his sprained MCL and exciting rookie Jeremy Langford combined to contribute to the big
win. With Alshon Jeffery back from injury and Marquess Wilson stepping up to give
Cutler some help on the outside along with Zach Miller stepping in for the injured
Martellus Bennett. The Bears offensive line played very well against an aggressive
The Bears defensive line won the battle in the trenches against the Packers offensive
line and it was pretty obvious as they got pressure on Rodgers and forced him out of the
pocket several times. This unit is starting to come together even with injuries. The Bears
linebackers were really good against the Packers as they made key plays when needed
and even got to Rodgers on the blitz a few times.
In the secondary Tracy Porter had an interception and played Packers receivers tough
all game. James Jones was held in check for the whole game. Both Bryce Callahan and
Kyle Fuller were also solid in pass coverage.
The safety play was really good as well as rookie Adrian Amos continues to impress and
looks like he could be the safety of the future for the Bears.