The Packers edge by the Bears, despite the Bryan Bulaga injury and questions about the offensive line depth. Right now, they should be fine. Another injury puts them in serious jeopardy though, as they have little experienced depth behind the starters.
The defense is also banged up, but even without Clay Matthews and Nick Perry, this defense is able to generate some pressure. Of course, the injuries to Greg Jennings and Jordy Nelson haven't been a burden with tremendous play from both Randall Cobb and James Jones.
It's what the Packers do. They have a very deep roster at most positions and it allows them to overcome some really big injuries. It worked in 2010, though that will be tough to repeat.
With this latest test of their depth, we'll find out what the Packers are made of. Right now, they may be behind the Bears in the standings, but as long as Cutler is out and the rest of the Green Bay offensive line stays healthy, they are a more well-rounded team that is better able to withstand the coming games.
Cutler means a ton to the Bears and until I know they can win without him (or Green Bay can't play without Bulaga), the Packers will be in this top spot.
Although in this division, we all know how tenuous that is.
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