8:30 PM ET, December 22, 2008
Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
• The Bears won it in OT on Robbie Gould's 38-yard field goal as Chicago won the 176th regular season meeting between the two teams, the most-played series in NFL history.
• The Bears never led during regulation and were outgained by the Packers 325-210 but scored the game's final 10 points to redeem themselves from a 37-3 Week 11 loss in Green Bay, their worst defeat of the season.
• The Bears became the eighth team in NFL history to win in OT in consecutive games and first since the 2001 Chicago squad did it in Weeks 7 and 8.
• The Packers lost their fifth straight, their longest single-season losing streak since losing the final five games of the 1990 season.
-- ESPN research
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It was the 177th meeting between the teams, including one in the playoffs. The Bears lead the series 91-80-6. ... Bears S Mike Brown injured his calf late in the second quarter and did not return.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.8||3.8|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||06:21||Greg Jennings 7 Yd Pass From Aaron Rodgers. (Mason Crosby Kick)||7||0|
|FG||04:06||Robbie Gould 31 Yd||7||3|
|TD||01:04||Ryan Grant 17 Yd Pass From Aaron Rodgers. (Mason Crosby Kick)||14||3|
|TD||10:59||Greg Olsen 3 Yd Pass From Kyle Orton. (Robbie Gould Kick)||14||10|
|FG||12:58||Mason Crosby 28 Yd||17||10|
|TD||03:11||Matt Forte 3 Yd Run. (Robbie Gould Kick)||17||17|
|FG||11:28||Robbie Gould 38 Yd||17||20|