Here’s a look at a few of the statistics that helped define the Packers 38-17 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
1. The Packers allowed the Bears to amass 496 yards of offense. It was the 120th time since 1966 (start of the Super Bowl era) that the Pack has allowed 400-plus yards on defense. Green Bay is 46-72-2 in such games (.392 winning percentage). The Packers are 3-4-1 in games since the start of the 2013 season where the defense gives up 400 or more yards.
2. The Packers allowed 235 yards rushing to the Bears. Prior to yesterday’s game, the Packers were 1-28-1 since 1966 when they allowed opponents to gain 230 or more yards rushing in a game. Their only other win was on December 2, 2012 when the Vikings gained 240 yards rushing, but the Packers won 23-14.
3. The Bears and Packers combined for 854 total yards yesterday. In the last 20 games where the Packers and their opponents combined for 800 or more total yards, the Packers are 13-6-1. The Packers are now 7-1 in such games versus the Bears. The Packers have played 11 games since 1966 against the Lions where the combined total yards of the two teams was over 800 yards, most of any opponent.