Packers top Bears, clinch NFC's No. 1 seed
Green Bay, WI – Aaron Rodgers threw for 283 yards and a high five scores on 21-of-29 passing as the Green Bay Packers field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a 35-21 win over the Chicago Bears.
Jordy Nelson caught six balls for 115 yards and two scores, while James Jones had four receptions for 50 yards and two touchdowns for the Packers (14-1), who bounced back after suffering their first loss of the season last Sunday in Kansas City, 19-14.
Kahlil Bell carried the ball 23 times for 121 yards for the Bears (7-8), who were eliminated from playoff contention. The defeat also clinched a playoff berth for Atlanta, which plays New Orleans at the Superdome on Monday night.
Josh McCown made his first start since 2007, taking over for Caleb Hanie who threw nine interceptions in Chicago's last four games. McCown finished the contest with 242 yards passing with one touchdown and two interceptions.