Jones featured in Packers win over Bears, 27-10

Steve Megargee, The Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. —Aaron Jones rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday as the Green Bay Packers outscored the Chicago Bears 27-10.

Green Bay (1-1) won against the Bears (1-1) for the seventh straight time.

Intractable in the second quarter (21-0), the Packers were in control 24-7 at the half.

Jones led the Packers rushing effort, which rushed for 203 yards.

Aaron Rodgers completed 19 of 25 passes for 232 yards, including two touchdowns. That of eight yards to Jones was the 450th of his career.

Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Peyton Manning and Brett Favre are the only other quarterbacks to reach that milestone.

Jones also had a 15-yard run for a touchdown.

Precision kicker Mason Crosby hit the target from 40 and 28 yards.

For the Bears, David Montgomery had 122 yards on 15 carries.

Justin Fields broke through three yards into the end zone and Cairo Santos added a field goal from 44 yards.

The Packers ruled 26-11 in first downs.

The Bears will host Houston next Sunday. The Texans will be looking for a first win, after a draw and a loss.

The same day, the Packers will visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs will inaugurate the home portion of their season.


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