Packers Clinch NFC North With Win Against Bears
(CHICAGO) — The Green Bay Packers walked into Soldier Field prepared for battle and walked out NFC North champions.
The Packers won the division for the second-straight year by defeating the Chicago Bears 21-13 on Sunday.
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, all to James Jones to help Green Bay improve to 10-4 this year.
Clay Matthews led the way for the Green Bay defense with two sacks of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. They held the Bears to 190 total yards, their third-lowest total of the season.
Brandon Marshall, who was really set on beating the Bears scored a touchdown in the first quarter to put the Bears up 7-0. The Packers then came right back and had a touchdown, interception, and another touchdown in a three-minute span.
After beginning the season 7-1, the Bears (8-6) have won just one of their past six games and are now in the middle of a crowded Wild-Card race in the NFC.
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