RECORDS & AWARDS
NFL PREVIEW: GREEN BAY PACKERS (9-4) AT CHICAGO BEARS (8-5)
December 12, 2012Richmond High School
PACKERS: Have won 11 division games in row…QB AARON RODGERS aims for 6th consecutive win vs. Chi. (incl. playoffs). In past 3 vs. Chi., has 9 TDs, 2 INTs & 117.4 rating. Packers are 25-0 when he starts & has 115+ rating. In past 9 vs. division, is 9-0 with 21 TDs, 4 INTs & 117 rating…WR-PR-KR RANDALL COBB is only player in NFL with 900+ KR (927), 700+ rec. (777), 200+ PR (255) & 100+ rush (132) yards. WR JAMES JONES ties for NFC lead with 9 rec. TDs. In past 2 vs. Chi., WR JORDY NELSON has 12 catches for 199 yards (99.5 per game) & 2 TDs. In past 2 at Chi. (incl. NFC Champ), WR GREG JENNINGS has 17 catches for 249 yards (124.5 per game). TE JERMICHAEL FINLEY had career-high 3 TDs in last game at Chi. In last meeting, P TIM MASTHAY threw 27-yard TD pass to TE TOM CRABTREE… Defense had 7 sacks & 4 INTs in Week 2. CB TRAMON WILLIAMS had 2 INTs in last meeting. Has NFC-best 15 INTs since 2010 (incl. playoffs). LB CLAY MATTHEWS had 3.5 sacks in last game vs. Chi. In past 2 meetings, has 3.5 sacks, INT & FF. CB CASEY HAYWARD leads rookies with 5 INTs…BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER has won 9 of past 11 starts at home. Incl. playoffs, when he has 100+ rating, his teams are 26-1…In past 2 at home vs. GB (incl. NFC Champ), RB MATT FORTÉ has 242 scrimmage yards (121 per game), incl. 170 rec. yards. RB MICHAEL BUSH has 5 rush TDs with all 5 at home…WR BRANDON MARSHALL has team-record 101 catches. Is 4th player in NFL history with 4 100-catch seasons. Has 85 catches for 1,128 yards (112.8 per game) & 8 TDs in past 10…Defense has 7 INT-TDs, tied for 3rd most in season in NFL history. CB CHARLES TILLMAN leads NFL with 9 FFs & ties for NFL lead with 2 INT-TDs. LB LANCE BRIGGS also ties for NFL lead with 2 INT-TDs. Since entering NFL in 2003, Tillman has 37 FFs, most by DB. Is only player with 30+ INTs (32) & 30+ FFs in that span. CB TIM JENNINGS leads NFL with 8 INTs. DE JULIUS PEPPERS had 2 sacks in last meeting. Has 6 sacks in past 7 vs. GB. DT HENRY MELTON leads NFC DTs with 6 sacks.