Bears-Packers Fast Facts
(CBS) The Bears fell to 2-2 after a 38-17 loss to the Packers on Sunday at Soldier Field. In a loss that saw the Chicago defense struggle mightily and the offense fail to capitalize in the second half, here are a few fast facts…
--- There were no punts in the game, only the second time in NFL history that's ever happened. The other time was in a game between the Bills and 49ers on Sept. 13, 1992.
The Packers scored on six of their seven drives, the only failed one coming on a blocked field goal in the fourth quarter. The Bears' drives that didn't result in points ended on two interceptions thrown by Jay Cutler, a turnover on downs and the clock running out on them in the first and second halves.
--- The Bears finished with 496 yards of offense but just 17 points. Such occurrences of moving the ball so well but failing to score much are rare. That was only the 10th time since 1940 that a team had at least 496 yards of offense but scored 17 points or fewer, according to stat guru Scott Lindholm.
--- Bears running back Matt Forte had 171 yards from scrimmage, brining his career total to 10,037. He's just the second player in franchise history to top the 10,000-yard mark, the other being the legendary Walter Payton.
--- Chicago rushed for 235 yards as a team, its highest total since Sept. 25, 1988 at Green Bay. It was also the highest total in a losing effort since Sept. 30, 1984 against the Cowboys.
--- Bears tight end Martellus Bennett set career highs with nine catches and 134 yards. It was also the first 100-yard game of his career. Bennett leads the Bears with 20 catches and 295 receiving yards. Bennett is fourth among tight ends in the NFL in receiving yards.
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