Dope Sheet: Packers host the Bears in prime time

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Sunday nighttime marks the 16th consecutive regular play that the Packers and Bears person squared disconnected successful a prime-time game.

The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears play connected Sunday night, marking the 16th consecutive regular play that the Packers and Bears person squared disconnected successful a prime-time game.

Sunday volition people Game No. 204 successful the NFL's oldest rivalry. The Packers clasp a 102-95-6 borderline successful the series, which includes 2 playoff games (1-1). Including the postseason, the Packers person won 20 of the past 23 meetings, including each of the past five. Green Bay has won 11 of the past 13 meetings against the Bears astatine Lambeau Field, including a 41-25 triumph past season. The Packers person outscored Chicago, 361-195, successful the past 13 location games, scoring 20-plus points successful 11 of those contests. It is the 10th clip successful the past 11 years that the Packers-Bears crippled astatine Lambeau Field volition beryllium played successful premier time. It is the Bears' 2nd sojourn to Lambeau Field successful December successful the past 3 seasons (2019). In the past 5 games against Chicago, the Packers person allowed 71 points (14.2 ppg), forced 10 turnovers and committed conscionable 1 turnover (plus-nine). The Packers person held the Bears to 28 points oregon little successful each of the past 27 games (every regular-season crippled dating backmost to 2008). The past clip Chicago scored much than 28 against Green Bay was successful a 35-7 triumph connected Dec. 23, 2007. Prior to that game, the Packers had held the Bears to 28 points oregon little successful the erstwhile 27 consecutive contests, truthful since 1994, the Packers person held the Bears to 28 points oregon little successful 54 of the past 55 regular-season meetings. With Aaron Rodgers arsenic the starting quarterback, Green Bay is 22-5 (including playoffs) against the Bears, with 1 nonaccomplishment coming successful 2013 aft Rodgers near the crippled with an wounded aft the archetypal series. In the 27 games against Chicago, Rodgers has an wide passer standing of 105.9. Of the starters that person attempted 300-plus passes against the Bears (including playoffs), Rodgers' 105.9 passer standing is No. 1 successful league past (No. 2 - Drew Brees, 98.2) according to StatsPass. Rodgers has posted a 100-plus passer standing successful 13 matchups (min. 15 walk att.) and the Packers are 13-0 successful those contests. Rodgers has the astir 100-plus passer-rating games (min. 15 walk att.) against the Bears since 1950 (stathead.com), passing Brett Favre (11) successful Week 17 of the 2020 season. Rodgers has registered passer ratings of 128.0, 132.2 and 147.9 against the Bears successful his past 3 outings, giving him 9 games with a passer standing of 125-plus against the Bears (min. 15 att.), the tied for the astir by a QB against a azygous hostile (Rodgers, 9 vs. Min.). Rodgers has posted a 125-plus passer standing and aggregate TD passes successful each of his past 3 games against Chicago. Rodgers has accomplished that streak erstwhile earlier against the Bears (2014-15) and doubly against Minnesota (2010-11, 2012-14). It is tied for the second-longest streak successful league past against a azygous hostile down lone Drew Brees' four-game streak against the Raiders from 2005-16. Rodgers has posted 5 consecutive zero-INT games against Chicago (min. 15 att.), which is tied for the longest streak by a QB against the Bears with Brees (2011-20) and Jon Kitna (2006-08). Overall, Rodgers has thrown a team-record 57 TDs against Chicago. WR Randall Cobb has 9 receiving TDs against the Bears (the astir helium has against immoderate 1 team), ranking No. 3 successful Packers' past against Chicago (Don Hutson, 15 / Billy Howton, 10). Among progressive NFL players, WRs Davante Adams (71) and Cobb (66) person the astir vocation receptions vs. Chicago, the astir vocation receiving yards (Cobb, 928; Adams, 903) and the astir vocation receiving TDs (Cobb, nine; Adams, eight).

THE PACKERS-BEARS SERIES

One of the astir storied rivalries successful nonrecreational sports, the 2 franchises person met 203 times (regular play and playoffs) entering Sunday's crippled - the astir successful NFL history. Starting successful 1923, the clubs met for 59 consecutive years until some games successful 1982 were canceled arsenic portion of a strike-shortened season. Have lone met successful the postseason twice, with the past gathering coming pursuing the 2010 season. With a berth successful Super Bowl XLV connected the line, the Packers emerged victorious, 21-14, astatine Soldier Field. With 2 wins implicit the Bears successful 2017, Green Bay took and maintained the vantage successful the bid for the archetypal clip since starring 11-10-4 pursuing the 1932 season. Green Bay is 22-5 against Chicago with QB Aaron Rodgers arsenic the starter.

WITH THE CALL

The crippled volition aerial crossed the state connected NBC. Play-by-play antheral Al Michaels joins expert Cris Collinsworth with Kathryn Tappen reporting from the sidelines.

Westwood One Sports volition aerial the crippled connected vigor crossed the country. Ryan Radtke (play-by-play) and Mike Golic (analyst) volition telephone the enactment with Scott Graham hosting the pregame and halftime shows. Milwaukee's WTMJ (620 AM), airing Green Bay games since November 1929, heads up the Packers Radio Network that is made up of 49 stations successful 4 states. For a afloat listing of vigor affiliates, spell to www.packers.com. Wayne Larrivee (play-by-play) and two-time Packers Pro Bowler Larry McCarren (analyst) telephone the action. McCarren archetypal joined the team's broadcasts successful 1995 and enters his 26th play calling Packers games. After primitively being paired unneurotic successful 1999, McCarren and Larrivee participate their 23rd play of broadcasts together. They surpassed Jim Irwin and Max McGee for the astir regular-season and postseason games broadcast for the Packers with 313 astatine the 2018 play opener against Chicago. Both McCarren and Larrivee are members of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Hall of Fame. The broadcast is besides disposable connected Sirius Satellite Radio (WTMJ feed).

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THE DOPE ON THIS WEEK'S OPPONENT:

Packers vs. Bears:

Regular season, all-time: 101-94-6 All-time, Postseason: 1-1 All-time, astatine home: 50-42-4 (29-20 astatine Lambeau Field) Streaks: The Packers are 19-4 against Chicago successful 23 regular-season meetings since the commencement of the 2010 season. Last meeting, regular season: Oct. 17, 2021, Soldier Field, Packers won, 24-14

COACHES CAPSULES

Matt LaFleur: 35-9-0, .795; (2-2 postseason); 3rd NFL play Matt Nagy: 32-28-0, .533 (0-2 postseason); 4th NFL play Head to Head: LaFleur 5-0 vs. Nagy vs. Opponent: LaFleur 5-0 vs. Bears; Nagy 1-6 vs. Packers

MATT LaFLEUR...In his 3rd play arsenic the Packers' 15th caput coach.

In his 13th play successful the NFL, having antecedently served arsenic an violative coordinator for 2 seasons (Los Angeles Rams, 2017; Tennessee Titans, 2018), a quarterbacks manager for six seasons (Washington Football Team, 2010-13; Atlanta Falcons, 2015-16), and an violative adjunct for 2 seasons (Houston Texans, 2008-09). In his archetypal 2 seasons starring the Packers, has authored 1 of the top starts to a head-coaching vocation successful NFL history. For the 2nd consecutive play successful 2020, led Green Bay to a 13-3 grounds and captured the NFC North crown portion besides earning the No. 1 effect successful the NFC for the archetypal clip since 2011. It was conscionable the 2nd clip successful squad past that the Packers had won 13-plus games successful back-to- backmost seasons (13-3 successful 1996 and 1997). According to the Elias Sports Bureau, was the sixth caput manager since 1970 to pb his squad to the league title crippled successful some of his archetypal 2 seasons arsenic a caput coach, joining Jim Harbaugh (2011-12), Rex Ryan (2009-10), Barry Switzer (1994-95), George Seifert (1989-90) and Don McCafferty (1970-71). Became conscionable the 2nd NFL caput manager since the league went to a divisional format successful 1967 to triumph 13-plus games and a part rubric successful some of his archetypal 2 seasons, joining Seifert (1989-90). In his archetypal play starring the Packers successful 2019, became the archetypal manager successful nine past to pb the squad to the playoffs successful his debut season. Also led the largest one-year triumph betterment successful squad past (plus-seven wins).

MATT NAGY...In his 4th play arsenic the Bears' 16th caput coach.

The 2018 Associated Press and PFWA Coach of the Year, has compiled a grounds of 32-28 successful his archetypal three-plus seasons arsenic the caput manager successful Chicago, with 1 part title and 2 playoff appearances. Has enjoyed occurrence wrong the division, going 13-8 against the NFC North, including a 12-2 people against the Vikings and Lions. His .533 vocation triumph percent is the 2nd highest among Bears coaches since the 1970 merger, trailing Mike Ditka's .631 percentage. Owns 13 years of NFL coaching experience, serving connected the Philadelphia Eagles' unit from 2008-12 and moving with the Kansas City Chiefs from 2013-17, including 1 twelvemonth (2017) arsenic violative coordinator.

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NOTABLE CONNECTIONS

Packers S Adrian Amos was drafted by Chicago successful 2015 and played with the Bears for 4 seasons (2015-18)...Bears TE Jimmy Graham played for the Packers for 2 seasons (2018-19)...Green Bay players with connections to Illinois include: DL Jack Heflin (Prophetstown), T Dennis Kelly (Chicago Heights), DL Dean Lowry (Rockford, Northwestern), DL Tyler Lancaster (Plainfield, Northwestern), T/G Royce Newman (Nashville) and LS Steven Wirtel (Chicago)...Packers adjunct violative enactment manager Luke Butkus is from Bloom Township, Illinois, and attended the University of Illinois...Butkus was signed arsenic a rookie escaped cause by the Bears successful 2002 and is the nephew of Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus...Butkus was besides the violative enactment manager astatine his alma mater (2012, 2016-18) and served arsenic the Bears' adjunct violative enactment manager from 2007-09...Bears wide receivers manager Mike Furrey played for the Washington Football Team erstwhile Packers caput manager Matt LaFleur and wrong linebackers manager Kirk Olivadotti were connected the unit successful 2010...Bears elder antiaircraft adjunct Mike Pettine served the past 3 seasons (2018-20) arsenic the Packers antiaircraft coordinator...Bears adjunct wide receivers manager Chris Jackson appeared successful 2 games for the Packers astatine wide receiver during the 2002-03 seasons...Bears violative prime power manager Henry Burris was a backup backmost for the Packers during the 2001 season...Bears wide manager Ryan Pace and Packers enforcement vice president/director of shot operations Russ Ball served unneurotic successful the Saints' beforehand bureau from 2002-07...Bears violative enactment manager Juan Castillo was an violative expert astatine Michigan successful 2019 portion Packers G Jon Runyan played for the school...Packers adjunct peculiar teams manager Rayna Stewart served arsenic a postgraduate adjunct astatine Northwestern from 2007-08...Chicago adjunct violative enactment manager Donovan Raiola played for the Wisconsin Badgers from 2002-05...Packers adjunct antiaircraft backs manager Ryan Downard (2014-15), Bears DB Tashaun Gipson Sr. (2012-15), Bears peculiar teams coordinator Chris Tabor (2011-17), walk crippled coordinator/quarterbacks manager John DeFilippo (2015) and Pettine each spent clip with the Cleveland Browns enactment together...Packers antiaircraft backs/pass crippled coordinator manager Jerry Gray, Olivadotti and Bears violative coordinator Bill Lazor coached unneurotic for the Washington Football Team during the 2006-07 seasons...Lazor besides served arsenic the Dolphins' violative coordinator erstwhile Packers G/T Billy Turner was connected the roster successful 2014-15...Bears choky ends manager Clancy Barone served arsenic the Broncos' violative enactment manager erstwhile Turner played for the squad successful 2016...Green Bay TE Marcedes Lewis (2006-17), violative coordinator Nathaniel Hackett (2015-18) and Butkus (2013-15) spent clip with Chicago WR Allen Robinson II (2014-17) with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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