8:20 PM ET, September 13, 2009
Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Brett who?Aaron Rodgers finally has his signature game-winning drive, throwing a 50-yard rainbow to Greg Jennings with 1:11 remaining to give the Green Bay Packers a come-from-behind 21-15 victory over the division rival Chicago Bears in Sunday night's opener.
• Jay Cutler threw a career-high four interceptions in his Bears debut. The last Bears quarterback to throw four picks in a game was Brian Griese in 2007.
• The Packers won their opener for the second straight year and won at home against the Bears for just the second time in six games.
• Bears running back Matt Forte had 55 yards on 25 carries and now has six straight games with fewer than 100 yards rushing, dating to last season. He has two rushing TDs in that span.
• After going 1-7 in games decided by seven points or fewer last season, the Packers won by less than a TD in this game.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Not Making The Cut
Jay Cutler threw a career-high four interceptions on Sunday. Cutler was at his worst on third down, in which the Bears converted just 4 of 15. He completed almost as many passes to the Packers (2) as his own team (3).
Smith classified the knee injuries to Tinoisamoa and McBride as sprains and said Clark had a back bruise. ... Bears safety Danieal Manning came through the Packers' line untouched to throw Rodgers down in the end zone for a safety in the second quarter. ... Ryan Grant scored a 1-yard touchdown in the second quarter after a long interception return by Tramon Williams.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.1||4.2|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||0-3||1-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|FG||8:22||Mason Crosby 52 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 9 plays, 44 yds, 4:56
|SF||5:58||Aaron Rodgers Sacked By Danieal Manning In End Zone For SAFETY|
Drive info: 3 plays, -14 yds, 0:55
|TD||4:40||Ryan Grant 1 Yard Run (Mason Crosby Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 0 yds, 0:00
|TD||10:19||Devin Hester 36 Yard Pass From Jay Cutler (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 79 yds, 4:46
|FG||3:55||Robbie Gould 47 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 35 yds, 4:44
|FG||10:14||Mason Crosby 39 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 4 plays, 9 yds, 2:29
|FG||2:38||Robbie Gould 21 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 14 plays, 69 yds, 7:35
|TD||1:18||Greg Jennings 50 Yard Pass From Aaron Rodgers (Aaron Rodgers Pass to Greg Jennings For Two-Point Conversion is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 72 yds, 1:24