Scout Premium Content

Matthews' Injury Leaves Defense Searching

Even while missing four games, Clay Matthews leads the Packers in sacks and quarterback hits. Without the defense's only consistent presence and with Nick Perry and Mike Neal banged up, can the Packers find the answers for Chicago and (possibly) beyond?

The Green Bay Packers might be getting healthy on offense. It's the defense that's the problem heading into Sunday's showdown at Chicago. Led by a high-octane passing attack and the versatility of star running back Matt Forte, the Bears rank third in the league with 27.8 points per game. If Green Bay is going to beat the Bears and have any chance for playoff success, it will have to do it... Recommended Stories