Packers Stock Report: A Week 1 Roller Coaster


On third-and-two from the Packers' 14, Trubisky threw an incomplete pass over the middle to rookie Anthony Miller, whose route was short of the first-down marker.

An offensive-minded coach, Nagy had the aggressive Bears' offense pushing the Packers around the field in the first half. There was no shortage of drama as the Packers overturned a 20-0 deficit to beat the Chicago Bears and start the season 1-0.

The last of the scores was a 75-yard touchdown to receiver Randall Cobb with 2:13 left in the game.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was taken to the locker room on a cart after suffering an apparent leg injury during his team's season opener. On the following drive, Mack got on the board for the first time as a Bear as he intercepted Kizer, who was under heavy pressure from Robertson-Harris, and returned it 27 yards for the touchdown to make it 17-0.

"This is what we are paid to do", Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said Sunday in his postgame press conference.

Mike Pettine: I don't want to overplay the performance of the Packers' defense Sunday night simply because they won.

Miami Dolphins beat Tennessee Titans in longest game in National Football League history
The loss spoiled the National Football League head-coaching debut for Mike Vrabel in his first game at the helm with the team. It lasted seven hours and eight minutes, including lightning delays of one hour and 57 minutes, and two hours and 10 minutes.

Man arrested after dramatic vehicle chase at Lyon Airport
Before driving onto the runway the man had driven the vehicle into the glass doors of one of the airport terminals. The chase lasted only a few minutes, but it was enough to disrupt operations at the airport.

Dallas officer charged with shooting death of neighbor
The Dallas Police Department has handed over the investigation to the Texas Rangers to allow for full transparency. Jean's mother, Allison Jean, wondered whether race could have been a factor. "The state needs to pay for my son".

Kizer, who arrived via trade this offseason, went 4 for 7 for 55 yards and an interception (which was returned for a touchdown) in limited work in the second quarter.

As far as more playing time, Pires said trust is "always the key". Trubisky ran it in for a 2-yard TD on the read-option keeper, giving the Bears the early lead.

"Each day [in practice], you just had this sense that [Mack] could go probably a lot more than we thought, " Staley said.

The Packers had to make a similar adjustment late in the 2014 season, when Rodgers was hobbled by a calf injury. "But at the same time, I want our guys, our team, to learn from this, and they will".

After scoring a touchdown and a field goal on its first two possessions, the Bears offense was held to two field goals on its final eight drives.

We now know that the Bears stole Mack, but it's important he gets into regular game shape to continue and help this defense, and especially the secondary behind him that struggled mightily Sunday night.