The Green Bay Packers dominated their division rival Chicago Bears, 23-10, on Thursday night behind a swarming defensive effort that forced sacks and turnovers all night.
SB Nation's Packers blog, Acme Packing Company, listed two key players as game MVPs. Linebacker Clay Matthews accounted for 3.5 of the Packers' seven total sacks of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, while cornerback Tramon Williams kept new Bears' addition Brandon Marshall virtually silent throughout the game and intercepted Cutler twice.
Green Bay continually frustrated the Chicago offense through four quarters, with Charles Woodson and rookie safety Jerron McMillian also picking off Cutler once apiece.
Cutler finished the night with four interceptions, completing only 11-of-27 passes for 126 yards and a late touchdown. He finished with a quarterback rating of 28.2, and the Chicago offense could only muster 168 total yards against a Green Bay team in dire need of a bounce-back victory following their Week 1 home loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
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