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Rodgers wants more consistency from offense down the stretch

Dec. 12, 2019 6:11 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Heading into the season opener between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, nobody knew what to expect from first-year coach Matt LaFleur, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers' offense. Fourteen weeks later, it's still a mystery. Green Bay is on top of the NFC North heading into...

Bears-Packers Preview Capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 12:44 PM EST

CHICAGO (6-7) at GREEN BAY (10-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Packers by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Bears 4-9; Packers 8-5 SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 98-95-6 LAST MEETING — Packers beat Bears 10-3, Sept. 5, 2019 LAST WEEK — Bears beat Cowboys 31-24; Packers beat Redskins...

Aaron Rodgers set for 24th clash against rival Bears

Dec. 11, 2019 6:48 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers will face off for the 200th time on Sunday. It will be Aaron Rodgers' 24th matchup against his NFC North rival. With Rodgers as the starting quarterback, Green Bay is 18-5 against the Bears, with one loss coming in 2013 after the two-time MVP...

Mitchell Trubisky rides Bears' win streak into Pack rematch

Dec. 11, 2019 6:34 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Confidence has placed Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears offense in a far better situation than at midseason. Or even the beginning of the season. They have to hope it's enough for them to compete with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Lambeau Field. If not the remainder of...

Northwestern hires BC's Bajakian as offensive coordinator

Dec. 11, 2019 4:16 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern hired Boston College's Mike Bajakian as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Wednesday. Bajakian, who spent four seasons at quarterbacks coach for the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, spent last year as OC and QBs coach for Boston College, which boasted the top...

NFL, NCAA football fuel Fox TV's win of the prime-time week

Dec. 10, 2019 6:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fueled by both college and pro football, Fox won a rare title as champ of the broadcast week among networks. Fox's Thursday night NFL airing of the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears was the week's top show of any kind with 18.23 million viewers, and its broadcast of the Big 10 title game...

Packers' key to Super Bowl run: Get the ball to Aaron Jones

Dec. 9, 2019 5:40 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers had a four-week stretch earlier this season where Matt LaFleur's offense couldn't miss. But that now seems as if it's a distant memory. The offense has been up and down the past five weeks, including two very lackluster efforts on the West Coast in losses...

Bears linebacker Roquan Smith will miss the rest of the year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:04 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears played almost all of their 31-24 win Thursday over the Dallas Cowboys without injured linebacker Roquan Smith, and now they'll have to finish the season without him. Bears coach Matt Nagy said on Monday that Smith suffered a torn pectoral muscle in the win and...

Lions, coach, GM fined for violating injury reporting policy

Dec. 7, 2019 5:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have been fined $75,000 for violating the NFL's injury report policy before quarterback Matthew Stafford missed a Nov. 10 game at Chicago. The league confirmed the fine Saturday, saying the team failed to properly update Stafford's status. Coach Matt Patricia was also...

Jerry Jones tries everything, but Cowboys can't get it right

Dec. 6, 2019 5:41 PM EST

Jerry Jones tried ripping the coaching staff of the Dallas Cowboys after the first loss in the current three-game skid, then took the gentle approach following the second. The team's owner and general manager just looked mad at the world on an embarrassing night in Chicago and didn't seem to care that Dallas was...