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Defensive breakdowns on big plays doom Bears
Defensive breakdowns on big plays doom Bears

With 13 minutes, 22 seconds left in the third quarter of Sunday's game at Lambeau Field, the Packers sent Tim Masthay out to punt. It seemed like a novelty. After all, at that point the Packers had gone 14 possessions against the Bears this season without punting. Between the Packers' 38-17 win in Week 4 and the first half of Sunday's 55-14 sequel, they averaged 7.6 yards per play and scored 80 points on 14 possessions. "We went six quarters without punting," quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. "That's pretty exceptional." The Packers' explosive 358-yard first half Sunday night included five plays of longer than 20 yards. Jordy Nelson's...

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