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Early Preview: Packers-Bears

QB Aaron Rodgers (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

It's only Tuesday, but it's never too soon to examine keys to the game, big individual matchup and much more for the Christmas night showdown between the Green Bay Packers (13-1) and Chicago Bears (7-7).

Chicago at Green Bay Kickoff: Sunday, 7:20 p.m., at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wis. TV: NBC. Announcers: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya Keys to the game: The Bears will be without RB Matt Forte (knee) and QB Jay Cutler (broken thumb). In place of Cutler, Caleb Hanie has thrown three touchdowns with nine interceptions in four starts, and the pass protection is struggling to hold... Recommended Stories

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