By BOB McGINN
The so-called “smart” money came in on the Green Bay Packers in the 24 hours before kickoff at Soldier Field in Chicago.
Favored by 5 ½ to six points after mid-week, the Bears went off as a 4 ½-point favorite at noon Sunday. It’s likely that the Packers’ dominance at Soldier Field for a generation led to the narrowing of the point spread.
Green Bay hadn’t been a road underdog against Chicago since 2008. With their 23-16 victory, the Packers won for the eighth straight year at Soldier Field.
The game marked the first time in the rivalry since December 1991 that neither Aaron R...
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