Packers punch ticket to playoffs by beating Bears

The storyline
So the NFC North isn't at stake, but the Bears are pushing to secure a first-round bye, something they covet. They'd love nothing more than to keep the Pack out of the postseason in this heated rivalry. If Green Bay wins, it secures the final NFC wild card spot.

Why you should watch
The Packers are rolling with Aaron Rodgers back, and the Bears' offense is coming off a dismantling of the Jets. The Packers are still kicking themselves for giving away the first meeting. Devin Hester is in a sick, sick zone right now.

Did you know?
Hester has the NFL record for combined kickoff and punt return touchdowns. ... Chicago's Julius Peppers has six sacks in his past six games. ... Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings has six touchdowns in his past six games. ... Green Bay's Brandon Jackson has a career-high 1,010 yards from scrimmage this year.

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