GREEN BAY, WI (12/25/11) – Aaron Rodgers threw for a career-high five touchdown passes as the Green Bay Packers secured home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a 35-21 win over the Chicago Bears on Christmas night.
The Packers improved to 14-1 on the season, while Chicago dropped to 7-8. The Bears’ loss clinched at least an NFC Wild Card spot for the Atlanta Falcons, who play at New Orleans on Monday night.
Dave Sims and James Lofton called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Rodgers hits Jermichael Finley to give Green Bay an early 7-0 lead)
(Rodgers connects with James Jones for a 2-yd TD and a 14-3 lead)
(Edwin Williams recovers Khalil Bell’s fumble in the end zone to cut the deficit to 14-10)
(Rodgers answers with a 55-yd bomb to Jordy Nelson)
(Rodgers hits Jones again to make it 28-10)
(Rodgers and Nelson connect again to make the score 35-10 Packers)
(Josh McCown tosses a TD to Kellen Davis to cut it to 35-18)
(Jordy Nelson’s postgame interview with Westwood One sideline reporter Hub Arkush)
(Postgame recap from Westwood One’s Dave Sims and James Lofton)