Green Bay Packers re-establish NFC North dominance

The Green Bay Packers made a big statement at home Thursday night, beating the Chicago Bears for the fifth straight game. Atypically, it was the Packers defense that led the way, harassingBears quarterback Jay Cutler all night long on the way to seven sacks and four interceptions. Check out's exclusive Game Center for highlights, stats and analysis.

Here's what else is on tap Friday:

» Get a head start on the day's football talk with "NFL AM" beginning at 6 a.m. ET as Steve Wyche, Eric Davis and Mark Kriegel break down the Packers' dominating defensive performance Thursday night. Also, Philadelphia Eagles safety Kurt Coleman talks about his team's big Week 2 showdown against the Baltimore Ravens.

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» Packers linebacker Clay Matthews joined NFL Network's "GameDay" crew live from Lambeau Field in the giddy aftermath of his 3.5-sack performance against the Chicago Bears on "Thursday Night Football."

» Joe Flacco's Baltimore Ravens and Michael Vick's Philadelphia Eagles both prevailed in Week 1. Who will win the battle of the birds in Philly? Albert Breer forecasts every Week 2 game.

» Michael Irvin and Marshall Faulk discuss the biggest surprises of Week 1 and debate which running back is the best in the NFL in the M & M podcast.

» Chad Reuter breaks down the best college football games this weekend.

» "Sound FX" is back! NFL Films takes you onto the sidelines and onto the field to bring you the best sights and sounds from opening week of the 2012 NFL season.

» Match your wits against NFL Network stars like Deion Sanders, Kurt Warner and Marshall Faulk and see if you can correctly predict the winners of every game in Week 2.

» Week 2 is already under way, but you can still start a fantasy football team on

» Happy birthday to San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree, who turns 25 on Friday.

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