Originally written September 12, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
If the 185th installment of the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears works out like it usually does, it should be a great game for NFL Network to kick off their 2012 Thursday Night Football extravaganza. The Bears (1-0) own the all-time edge by six games in the NFL’s oldest and most historic rivalry, but it’s the Packers (0-1) who have won six of the last seven. Chicago Bears (1-0) Analysis: Jay Cutler and the boys carved up the Indianapolis Colts for 428 yards of total offense (sixth most in the league) and a decisive 41-21 win in week one. Bears fans have to be just salivating at the prospectus of Cutler and Brandon Marshall (reunited and it feels so good) taking on a Packers’ defensive secondary who was torched in week one by the not-yet-recognized Alex Smith and his elder-receiver, Randy Moss. The scary pass offense aside, the Bears have a couple of talented backs in Matt Forte and Michael Bush who are readily able to provide a change of pace to the passing game. This is a much...
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