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The Chicago Bears travel this evening to Green Bay to take on their division rivals, the Green Bay Packers. Join us here to discuss this game or any of the other games around the NFL today.

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Tonight's game is a contest between two NFC North foes who are both coming off of their bye weeks. One barely holding on to their season, the Bears who are three and five and lost two games heading in to their bye week. The Packers on the other hand had won four straight before dropping a game to the New Orleans Saints right before their week off. The Packers started their four game streak with a win over the Bears before dropping the Vikings, Dolphins and Panthers.

The Bears come in to tonight's game ranked 18th in points scored at 22.5 per game and 13th per game in yards gained with 353.6 per. They are 11th in yard's gained passing at 251.1 per game and 18th on the ground at 102.5 yards on the ground per game. Defensively the Bears are 29th in the league giving up an average of 27.8 points per game. The are ranked slightly better at yards given up per game at 22nd with 3724. yards per game. They are currently giving up 110.1 yard per game on the ground which is ranked 13th in the league and 262.3 yards per game via the air which is ranked 28th in the NFL.

The Packers start this evening ranked 6th in the NFL for points scored per game at 27.8 per. They are 16th in yards gained per game at 346.1 per. They are 13th in yards gained through the air with 248.6 and 24th on the ground gaining 97.5 yards per game. Defensibly they are currently ranked 19th in the league giving up 23.9 points per game. The Pack are ranked 26th in yards given up per game at 379.3 per game. This breaks down as giving up 153.5 yards per game on the ground which has them ranked dead last in the NFL and 225.8 yards per game through the air which is ranked 9th in the NFL.

  • TV: NBC
  • TIME: 8:30 PM EST
  • LOCATION: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

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