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Alex Marvez and Jill Arrington preview Packers-Bears.
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I -- -- larynx and that Packers travel to Chicago to face the Bears an American game of the week on fox. In his previous presented by the -- -- Nissan Altima senior and I thought writer Alex Smart as -- joins us from title town and Alex. The Bears are reeling having all four of their last five games. Despite their recent struggles Chicago finds -- only -- behind the first place Packers still looking at the big picture drama the -- -- the combination of two things let's start with the injuries this team was so beat up on Wednesday that they had to -- a walk through rather than a traditional. Practice eleven players were listed as did not participate our guys. Injury report that includes players like Jay Cutler Tim Jennings Lance Briggs and Brian Urlacher. That is a match for the -- have to get healthy and stay in the playoff race the other -- Lack of offense and for those five losses you alluded to the Bears failed to score. More than seventeen point they're gonna need to -- the scoreboard at Soldier Field a little bit more if they're going to be the pac. Meanwhile the Packers have dominated this rivalry lately having beaten Chicago five straight times. -- they revamped running game has been huge the last few weeks resting for a 140 yards in consecutive games for the first time since 2007. What Nikita the Packers resurgent ground attack. With a commitment to the -- -- Mike McCarthy alluded to this on Sunday night with Bob Costas before the game that they played against the Lions. He said that we had to take some of the pressure off the defense. But running some more clock they were scored in bunches last year but there were also put in the defense and some bad situations instructing that you're in and out a little bit. So Mike has turned to the ground game at this point. 350 carry -- -- It. 109 from last season's they're gonna end up going over that -- before Paulus added on. Look it's been pretty good running back by committee changes members it -- by the week Cedric Benson James stark Alex green that even dusted off Ryan Grant out of mothballs. Are expecting Jim Taylor back any week. But as long as defense is go ahead and keep giving room for the Packers to run because they're scared to earn -- first green -- and keep. I finally Alex what one match up you'll be watching. I am looking forward you know he and Brandon Marshall square off against Vermont Williams the Green Bay Packers cornerback. Brandon talked a big game this week said that the Packers secondary bad about these guys they -- -- don't don't single don't double cover me. Let me glad to get -- single coverage here yeah good luck with all that first from -- Williams -- Brandon Marshall thing. He told me in October that out of all the receivers he faces in the NFL. He likes Brandon Marshall the -- because Randy grabs them. Tries to throw. And that tells the -- -- -- this from -- into getting physical with him. Expect these two guys to go at it again don't expect one way to do this on his own the Packers are gonna double cover and who can blame them. Brandon Marshall has 101. Receptions he's. The next leading receiver in Chicago it is Matt Forte -- just 36 if you stop Brandon Marshall usually you can stop the players. I think so much out that previous presented by the -- Nissan Altima. You can see the Packers Bears game Sunday on fox beginning with America's number one pre game show fox NFL Sunday at noon eastern for Alex I until -- --