Packers Dominate Bears Behind Rodgers’ 4 TD’s
Green Bay 41, Chicago 25
–Aaron Rodgers threw for 211 yards and four touchdown passes as the Packers dominated the Bears at Lambeau Field on Sunday Night Football.
The Packers wasted no time taking an early lead – going 75 yards in 14 plays on the opening drive, capped off by a Rodgers touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 7:22 left for a 6-0 lead. The Bears would drive 59 yards in six plays to answer Green Bay’s score, but were held to a 27-yard field goal from Cairo Santos to make it 6-3.
Green Bay then seized control of the game – putting up 21 unanswered points in the second quarter – getting touchdown passes to Marcedes Lewis and Allen Lazard, plus a fumble return for a touchdown by Preston Smith to extend the lead to 27-3. The Bears would get a touchdown pass from Mitch Trubisky to Allen Robinson just before halftime to make it a 27-10 game at the break.
The third quarter belonged to the Packers – with Rodgers connecting with Robert Tonyan from 39 yards to make it 34-10, then Jamaal Williams adding a 13-yard touchdown run with just over a minute left to make it a 41-10 game.
Trubisky would add touchdown passes to Robinson and David Montgomery in the fourth quarter, but the Packers were able to run out the clock and seal the victory.
Passing: Aaron Rodgers – 21/29, 211 yards, 4 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: Aaron Jones – 17 carries, 90 yards
Receiving: Robert Tonyan – 5 catches, 67 yards, 1 TD; Davante Adams – 6 catches, 61 yards, 1 TD
Passing: Mitchell Trubisky – 26/46, 242 yards, 3 TD, 2 INT, 3 fumbles (1 lost)
Rushing: David Montgomery – 11 carries, 103 yards
Receiving: Allen Robinson – 8 catches, 74 yards, 2 TD
Green Bay improves to 8-3 on the season with the win and hosts Philadelphia on Sunday. Kickoff is 3:25 PM. Chicago has lost five straight to fall to 5-6 on the year. The Bears host Detroit on Sunday for a Noon kickoff.
Other NFC North Action:
Minnesota 28, Carolina 27
–Kirk Cousins tossed a 10-yard touchdown pass to Chad Beebe with under a minute left to lead the Vikings to a comeback win over the Panthers at home. Cousins threw three touchdowns on the day – including two to rookie receiver Justin Jefferson. Minnesota hosts Jacksonville on Sunday.