What a game. On the road, on a short week, cold and rainy... Jay Cutler gets his first career win at Lambeau Field.
The Chicago Bears played an incredibly sloppy 4th quarter, committing penalties on offense, and missing tackles on defense-- but at the end of the day, they kept Aaron Rodgers out of the end zone when it counted the most, and walked out of Lambeau Field with a 17-13 upset of the Green Bay Packers.
The game started out with the Packers getting on the board first, and the Bears first few drives all ended in punts. But as the game progressed, Chicago adjusted their schemes and play-calling, and the Bears built up some momentum in the 2nd quarter that they rode into the 3rd.
The 4th quarter was key, and I noted on Facebook that they could pull off the win if they didn't commit penalties or turnovers, so it was disheartening to see all the flags on the field killing the Bears final drive.
But they dug in on the Packers last offensive play, and pulled out the biggest upset of their season by far.
As an extra cherry on top, it came on the night that the Packers honored Brett Favre and retired his jersey at half time.
Game balls go to the coaches-- John Fox, Adam Gase, and Vic Fangio did a great job throughout the game.
Jay Cutler: 19/ 31, 200 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT
Jeremy Langford: 12 rushes, 48 yards, 1 TD
Matt Forte: 15 rushes, 44 yards
Alshon Jeffery: 7 rec, 90 yards
Zach Miller: 2 rec, 10 yards, 1 TD
The final five: San Francisco, Washington, Minnesota, Tampa Bay, Detroit.