Sunday Night Football: Packers ride Bears 27-10 as Preston Smith star Aaron Jones


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Aaron Rodgers continued his dominance over the Bears, winning 21 of the last 22 games he started and finished against Chicago. After Sunday night, he is 23-5 against the Bears.

Aaron Jones rushed over 100 yards and scored two touchdowns, and Preston Smith had seven tackles and two sacks as the Packers beat the Bears 27-10. Chicago has now lost seven straight to its longtime rivals.

Rodgers completed 19 of 25 passes for 234 yards and two touchdowns. He threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Jones and a 5-yard one to Allen Lazardwho was playing his first game of the season.

Jones also had a 15-yard touchdown run as he rushed for 132 yards on 15 carries and caught three passes for 38 yards.

The Packers had 414 yards to the Bears’ 228.

Bears Quarterback Justin Fields was just 7 of 11 for 70 yards with an interception. He also had eight carries for 20 yards and a touchdown.

Fields was stopped short of the goal line on two runs midway through the fourth quarter, which would have drawn the Bears within seven points. The first, ruled a touchdown on the field, was canceled by replay. The second Chicago challenged after officials ruled Smith and Jarran Roseau kept Fields out of the end zone and played him back.

The Packers could have put the game aside much sooner, but mike pennel salvaged an abortive snap with Green Bay leading at the Chicago 28. The Bears converted with a 43-yard field goal drive at nearly 24-10.

The Packers’ next practice was blown up by another abortive snap with Green Bay facing a second-and-nine to their own 46. AJ Dillon recovered but for a loss of 13 yards, and after a short completion the Packers were forced to punt.

The Packers then turned on a Mason Crosby basket with 2:28 remaining.

Both teams go 1-1 on the season.


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