What to watch for in Monday night’s Packers-Bears game

Posted by Duke Bobber on November 4, 2013 – 5:00 pm

131104-mnf-600– The Packers have won 17 consecutive regular-season games at Lambeau Field that were played Nov. 1 or later, the longest current streak in the NFL. The next-closest streak is six games by Indianapolis and Seattle.

– Green Bay has posted at least 350 yards of offense in all seven games this season and each of the last 10 dating back to last season. That is the second-longest current streak in the NFL behind only Denver (12).

– The Packers’ streak of 19 straight regular-season games with at least 22 points at home is the longest in franchise history and the longest in the league since New Orleans posted a 20-game streak at home from 2007-09.

– Green Bay has had an 80-yard rusher in each of the last six games. That is the longest streak in a single season in franchise history.

– The Packers have had at least one 100-yard receiver in six of seven games this season and rank No. 1 in the NFL with eight 100-yard receivers on the season.

– Green Bay has turned the ball over just twice in its current four-game winning streak.

– Green Bay has registered 20 sacks over its last five games. The Packers have recorded at least three sacks in five consecutive games, the longest stretch since a five-game streak in 2010 (Weeks 1-5). The top single-season streak in team history is six games in 1976.

– Including playoffs, the Packers have held their opponent to 20 points or less in 10 of their last 11 games at Lambeau Field.

– Including playoffs, Green Bay has posted 12 takeaways against the Bears in the last five meetings between the clubs.

– In his last four regular-season games against Chicago, QB Aaron Rodgers has completed 94 of 135 passes (69.6 percent) for 1,090 yards and 12 TDs with two INTs for a 117.2 passer rating.

– RB Eddie Lacy has rushed for 395 yards over the last four games, No. 1 in the NFL over that span.

– WR Jordy Nelson has posted a 18.2-yard receiving average over his last 10 regular-season games, catching 45 passes for 817 yards and nine TDs. He has caught at least one TD pass in six of his last eight games.

– WR James Jones has caught five TD passes in his last three games against the Bears.

– P Tim Masthay needs to place one punt inside the 20 to move into sole possession of the No. 2 spot in team history (since 1976). With 85 career punts inside the 20, he is currently tied for No. 2 with Josh Bidwell.


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