Packers top Bears for first win with Brett Hundley

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For the first time since Aaron Rodgers was injured, the Packers have won a game.

Green Bay won a hard-fought battle at Chicago today, coming out on top 23-16 when a last-gasp Bears drive fell short.

Both teams’ young quarterbacks had their best games to date. Brett Hundley, who has struggled in place of the injured Rodgers, completed 18 of 25 passes for 212 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions. And Chicago’s Mitchell Trubisky completed 21 of 35 passes for 297 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions.

The Packers’ top two running backs, Aaron Jones and Ty Montgomery, were both injured, forcing them to go with Jamaal Williams most of the way. Williams finished with 20 carries for 67 yards.

The loss drops the Bears to 3-6 and pretty well ensures that they’ll finish last in the NFC North. The Packers improve to 5-4 and keep their faint playoff hopes alive: They probably won’t be able to reach the postseason without Rodgers, but they finally showed they can win a game without him.

49 responses to “Packers top Bears for first win with Brett Hundley

  1. They probably won’t be able to reach the postseason without Rodgers, but they finally showed they can win a game without him.
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    Nonsense. McCarthy finally let him take some shots today, and he showed that he can keep them afloat until Rodgers is back. They have the Buccaneers and Browns in the next few weeks. I still like GB’s playoff chances.

  2. Just going to leave this here, hope you found a good shorts recipe…

    250dollarnflowner says:
    November 7, 2017 at 12:09 pm
    packers are 5 spots too high. if they win another game this season, i’ll eat my shorts!

  3. Congrats to the Packers.

    Although I’m surprised that TT allowed them to win. It will affect his precious draft picks.

  4. Building a good base for rebuild of team in Fox year 4. The only crazy thing about today’s game was why Bears fans would attend?

  5. I like bragging about my Packers beating the last place Bears. We might not end up in last place for our division. And it gives our coach another week to suck at coaching.

  6. The Vikings move to 7-2 with a win today, and their fans can’t enjoy it, because they’re busy whining about good officiating that involves their team. What a pathetic way to spend your day.

  7. Hundley is looking more like what we were expecting. He started the day making good reads but throwing too late. he llooked like he was getting his timing better by the end. It was a good game for him. Thankfully the Bears are so bad that the Packers had a chance to live practice and start building some confidence. Packers defense is terrible. It’s a true token to how bad (and unlucky) the Bears are the game wasn’t over at half time. At least it does give us Packer fans another week to hold out hope for seeing Rodgers play again this year.

  8. Well, it’s a win.
    It’s obvious Hundley still has a long way to go.
    Mental errors and accuracy issues continue to plague the young signal caller.
    He’s leaving too many big plays out there on the field.
    Field vision has to improve.

    And I’m still thoroughly annoyed with McCarthy trying to wedge in the read option and wildcat plays into an offense.
    It was great to see some of these younger players step up to make things happen down the stretch.
    But, in the end, it was really just a matter of Green Bay capitalizing on Chicago mistakes that swung this game.

    I’m continually impressed by Mitch Trubisky and I believe the kids got a bright future in this league.
    And their defense is solid.
    Just not sure if Fox is the right head coach for them.

    Trying to embrace the bright side today.
    It was a divisional win on the road.
    And I do believe this team is making strides.
    It’s just coming along slower than I hoped.

  9. usdcoyotesfan says:
    November 12, 2017 at 4:22 pm
    The Vikings move to 7-2 with a win today, and their fans can’t enjoy it, because they’re busy whining about good officiating that involves their team. What a pathetic way to spend your day.
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    Fake news

  10. Who knew that if you are successful running the ball and stopping the run, you often win. Regardless of who the quarterback is. Packers have wasted Rodgers because they generally haven’t been able to do these two fundamental things.

  11. The Bears D was almost as bad as their O today. Very little pass rush, multiple huge blown assignments in both pass and run situations, and horrific tackling. If the McCaskeys care at all, today sealed Fox &.Co’s fate. That was a really bad look for the Bears today and especially coming off a bye week. They just don’t have it as a team, and they won’t until they get some real leaders on the sidelines and some smarter players on the roster. The Bears find more stupid ways to lose game in and game out than any team I’ve ever seen.

  12. Liberalsruineverything says:
    November 12, 2017 at 4:54 pm
    Packers had to dust off their officials to beat the Bears I see. Go refs Go!
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    It’s quite obvious that you didn’t watch the game.
    But, why would that ever stop a Barney from spewing another false narrative.
    Predictable and pathetic as always.

  13. Saw excerpts on Red Zone between the super good game between my Vikes & Skins. Can only say two words, “Looked UGLY.”

  14. Look on the bright side Packer fans at least you have a chance to see if Hudley is the real deal. Every team needs at least 2 QB’s at some point even for a few plays. Here in Denver we had a possible future QB in Kyle Sloter yet our genius FO keeps rolling out 3 QB’s who have no business starting a game. I’ve been an NFL fan for 60+ yrs. While it’s nice to be in the playoff hunt year after year, you also have to build for the future. While not a Pats fan you have to admire the organization who field a quality team year after years sort of like the Packers.

  15. usdcoyotesfan says:
    November 12, 2017 at 4:22 pm
    The Vikings move to 7-2 with a win today, and their fans can’t enjoy it, because they’re busy whining about good officiating that involves their team. What a pathetic way to spend your day.

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    My two boys and I ate pizza and had a couple of sodas while watching the Vikings beat Washington. We then went fishing (its great living in Florida in November) and just finished up a wonderful dinner. I don’t understand what is so pathetic about that.

  16. If you offered a Purps fan a chance to watch their team win or our team lose, they’d tune into the Packer game every time. NFL’s most pathetic fans.

  17. Bluestree says:
    November 12, 2017 at 8:04 pm
    If you offered a Purps fan a chance to watch their team win or our team lose, they’d tune into the Packer game every time. NFL’s most pathetic fans.

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    Um, wrong. What is wrong with you packer fans. Not only are you the most pathetic fan base but the most self conscious group I’ve ever seen.

  18. pkrh8tr says:
    November 12, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    lol…..dangle the carrot in front of packer fans. maybe the season isnt a total disappointment

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    I bet you hopped up and down spouting similar nonsense when Rodgers broke his other collar bone in 2013. How’d that work out for you?

  19. The main purpose of going to Fox after the Trestman debacle was to bring in an experienced head coach who will be able to rebuild the team’s culture and identity into a cohesive group with everyone on the same page. With some help from Pace, who basically flipped the entire roster to where I can’t think of anyone outside of Long and Fuller who played under Trestman and Emery, Fox did a great job of doing just that. He truly is an excellent player’s coach and team builder, but as good as he does on Monday thru Saturday, he’s sub-par when it comes to managing a game on Sunday.

    The circus has quality performers, they just need to replace Fox with someone who can run the damn show on Sundays

  20. oh look! the almighty crappage is back! where you been buddy???

    but to answer your question, it worked out great. kap running wild 2nd year in a row!!

  21. pkrh8tr says:
    November 12, 2017 at 10:15 pm
    oh look! the almighty crappage is back! where you been buddy???

    but to answer your question, it worked out great. kap running wild 2nd year in a row!!

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    So as long as the Packers don’t win the Super Bowl, when your sad sack team can’t even win a playoff game, that’s “great.” Got it. A Packer loss is more important to you than your own team winning… but you still can’t make us love you.

  22. my team has won plenty of playoff games….super bowls even. but yes as a hater i enjoy watching you packer fans suffer. and the epic way they choke is euphoric.

  23. The Almighty Cabbage says:

    November 12, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    pkrh8tr says:
    November 12, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    lol…..dangle the carrot in front of packer fans. maybe the season isnt a total disappointment

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    I bet you hopped up and down spouting similar nonsense when Rodgers broke his other collar bone in 2013. How’d that work out for you?
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    Sorry we broke your quarterback(whole team). Where can I send the flowers to?

  24. usdcoyotesfan says:

    November 12, 2017 at 4:11 pm

    They probably won’t be able to reach the postseason without Rodgers, but they finally showed they can win a game without him.
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    Nonsense. McCarthy finally let him take some shots today, and he showed that he can keep them afloat until Rodgers is back. They have the Buccaneers and Browns in the next few weeks. I still like GB’s playoff chances.
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    You like the chances of a team that is 2 games back of 1st place? They are also down in the head to head to both the Vikings and the lions.

    It was the damn bears you beat. I wouldn’t overlook the bucs and browns, not with that craptastic defense of yours.

    The Ravens are going to squash this team.

    Oh yeah, enjoy bucky while you can, Ohio State is going to expoze them as the frauds that they are.

  25. bassplucker said:
    November 12, 2017 at 5:12 pm
    The Bears find more stupid ways to lose game in and game out than any team I’ve ever seen.

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    Cleveland Browns: “Hold our beers…”

  26. A win is a win and Hundley did what was asked from him. After reviewing film today, Hundley should see that he left some “easy” rushing yards on the field by simply not stepping up into the pocket when it begins to collapse. There were a few occasions when he had nobody in front of him for 20 yards…RUN like the wind, this is your NFL job interview.

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