By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
According to our whatifsports.com simulation, the Chicago Bears defeated the Green Bay Packers on Thursday Night Football. The Bears won 24-21 over the Packers from Lambeau Field.
The Bears had 266 total yards in 27 minutes and 32 seconds in time of possession. The Packers had 363 total yards in 32 minutes and 28 seconds.
Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer went 15 of 21 for 225 yards and two touchdowns.
Jordan Howard had 16 carries for 20 yards, while Joique Bell had four carries for 17 yards and Ka’Deem Carey had six carries for 14 yards. Hoyer had two carries for zero yards.
Alshon Jeffrey had five receptions for 94 yards, while Howard had three receptions for 45 yards and a touchdown. Joshua Bellamy had two receptions for 32 yards and a touchdown, while Cameron Meredith had two receptions for 27 yards. Marquess Wilson had a catch for 17 yards and Zach Miller had two receptions for 10 yards.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went 19 of 28 for 246 with two touchdowns and two interceptions.
Knile Davis had 26 carries for 73 yards, while Jhurell Pressley had four carries for 20 yards. Rodgers had two carries for 17 yards and Aaron Ripkowski had four carries for 11 yards.
Jordy Nelson had six receptions for 71 yards with two receptions. Randall Cobb had four receptions for 62 yards and Ty Montgomery had four receptions for 58 yards. Rodgers two receptions for 25 yards and Ripkowski had a catch for 14 yards. Janis had two catches for 16 yards.
Willie Young led the Bears with six tackles, while Ronald Powell had five tackles and a sack. Mitch Unrein had four tackles, while Jonathan Bullard and Jonathan Anderson had three tackles each. Jacoby Glenn had two interceptions.
Dean Lowry and Mike Pennel led the Packers with four tackles each. Josh Hawkins had three, while Blake Martinez, Kyler Fackrell, Jayrone Elliott, Datone Jones and Nick Ferry had two tackles each. Jones and Martinez each had a sack.
The Bears scored 14 unanswered points to start the second half. Bellamy scored on an eight-yard reception to go up 17-14.
Then, Howard caught a 16-yard reception for the 24-14 lead. Nelson caught a six-yard reception with 6:46 left in the game to make it 24-21/
The Packers led 14-10 at halftime. Nelson gave the Packers the led going into the break with a 19-yard touchdown with 36 seconds left in the second quarter.
Carey gave the Bears a 10-7 lead with 2:13 left in the half. The Bears cut the lead to 7-3 when Connor Barth made a 47 yard field goal.
Ripkowski scored on a six-yard rushing touchdown to give the Packers a 7-0 lead.