Bears-Packers Capsule

CHICAGO (1-5) at GREEN BAY (3-2)

Thursday, 8:25 p.m. EST, CBS, NFL Network

OPENING LINE - Packers by 10+

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chicago 1-5, Green Bay 2-2-1

SERIES RECORD - Bears lead 94-92-6

LAST MEETING - Bears beat Packers 17-13, Nov. 26, 2015

LAST WEEK - Bears lost to Jaguars 17-16; Packers lost to Cowboys 30-16

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bears No. 30, Packers No. 11

BEARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (23), PASS (4).

BEARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (18), PASS (10).

PACKERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (16), PASS (25).

PACKERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (3), PASS (21).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Teams meeting for 193rd time in NFL's oldest rivalry, going back to 1921. ... Thanksgiving night win last year by Bears snapped Packers' four-game series winning streak and spoiled return of former Green Bay quarterback Brett Favre to Lambeau Field. ... Bears last in league in scoring (16.8 points), 25th in red zone offense (47.4 percent). ... Brian Hoyer first Bears QB to throw at least 300 yards passing in four straight games. ... RB Jordan Howard second among NFL rookies with 303 yards rushing. ... WR Cameron Meredith with 20 catches, 243 yards past two games. ... OL Josh Sitton, released by Packers before season opener, has ankle injury. ... DE Akiem Hicks has sack in two of past three games. ... Packers offense first in league in third-down conversions (49.3 percent). ... Team minus-3 in turnover margin on season, with season-high four giveaways in loss last week to Dallas ... QB Aaron Rodgers 20th in league in passer rating (88.4). ... Rodgers has 14 TDs and 127.0 rating in past four meetings against Chicago. ... Offensive line has allowed nine sacks, tied for fifth in league. ... Defense third in league against run (72.4 yards per game), but allowed season-high 191 last week to Cowboys. ... LB Julius Peppers had sack and forced fumble last week. Former Bear has 2+ sacks in past three against Chicago. ... Fantasy Tip: WR Ty Montgomery career-high 10 catches for 98 yards last week. Packers also line up Montgomery in backfield at times, so role could expand with injuries to RBs Eddie Lacy and James Starks. Montgomery fumbled twice last week, losing one.

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