Bears RB Matt Forte (22) tries to break away from Green Bay's D.J. Smith when the teams met in September. Forte has averaged just 2.9 yards per carry since the Bears were 7-1.
In this Sept. 13, 2012, file photo, Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews sacks Jay Cutler during the first half. Matthews is expected to play today after missing time due to injury.
The Packers Aaron Rodgers has a 108.7 quarterback rating the last eight games.
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The Bears and Packers have been streaking in opposite directions recently for a lot of different reasons. And the Bears have lost five straight meetings with their neighbors to the north. If they don't turn things around today, they'll allow the Packers to clinch the NFC North. "We haven't held up our end of the deal," Bears coach Lovie Smith said. "You've got to win some football games to really get that done. We know what's at stake this week."