Three keys to a Chicago Bears victory over the Packers in Week 6

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Chicago Bears Key No. 2: Don’t let Aaron Rodgers get comfortable

The Bears defense needs to keep this ballgame in reach for the offense so the game plan can stay as anticipated. Meaning, that the Bears need to keep the game close enough on defense so that they don’t have to do anything out of the ordinary, like completely abandoning the run, which hurt them last year where the Bears went down 18 into halftime.

I think the Bears could give Rodgers trouble in the same way that Tampa Bay gave him trouble last year which was by sending tons of pressure. Tampa Bay in week six of 2020 sent cover 0 at Rodgers until he beat it, which never ended up happening.

The Bears currently rank 29th in blitz rate and first in the whole league in sacks, which is a sign that they have no problem generating pressure; that being said, to beat Rodgers I think it would be in their best interests to make sure the ball gets out of his hands and to make sure there’s no time for him to win the game over the top.

I’m not saying to blitz every play or throw Cover 0 every single play but the Bears need to pick and choose their times to send pressure and make sure Rodgers is on his heels because the last thing I want to see on Sunday is Aaron Rodgers in a groove.