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In a pass-happy NFL, the Packers have found something resembling offensive balance. Also, the Bears are going to throw the ball against the Packers' last-ranked pass defense. Or, maybe they'll run it. That and more in the best game preview anywhere.

While quarterbacks around the league are piling up astronomical numbers, the Green Bay Packers have found balance with the running game. It's only two weeks, but the Packers rank 11th in the NFL with 113.5 rushing yards per game. It's a stark contrast to last season. The Packers rushed for 132 yards against Philadelphia in Week 1 but followed it up with 91, 63 and 92 yards over the next three... Recommended Stories

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