Green Bay’s potent offense overpowered the Rams’ vaunted defense for much of the day. The Packers didn’t allow any sacks despite playing without injured All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari, while Green Bay sacked Jared Goff four times.
The Bears have two playoff appearances and a 42-54 regular-season record in six years under Pace, while Nagy is 28-20. They have not won in the postseason since the 2010 team played in the NFC championship game.
Trendon Hankerson and Justin Lee led the way for the Huskies with 15 points each. Lee also recorded a game-high 11 rebounds and his first career double-double. Darius Beane finished with six points, eight rebounds, and a career-high seven assists.
The Bears failed to convert their first nine third downs — the Saints went 11 of 17 — and were outgained 385-140 before a meaningless 99-yard drive that ended with Jimmy Graham catching a touchdown pass with no time left.
Da’Monte Williams added 12 points for the Fighting Illini (8-3, 4-1 Big Ten) in their seventh consecutive conference home win dating to last season. Andre Curbelo, who leads the league in assists, had six.
Both the Northern Illinois men’s and women’s basketball teams ended the 2020 calendar year with a loss. Saturday, both teams were in action at the Convocation Center, hoping to start 2021 on a high note with a home win.
Everything is coming at Kate Dennis at a million miles an hour with her quick transition from Guilford High School to college a few weeks ago, but she is taking it all in stride and not trying to do too much as she finds her spot on the Ohio University roster.
Despite being named all-conference three times, NIC-10 MVP and all-state, Boylan grad Peyton Kennedy can never be too hard on herself, but it’s something she says she’s trying to work on as she adjusts to life as a division one college athlete.
Dach fractured his right wrist while playing for Canada’s world junior team during an exhibition against Russia last week. Team physician Michael Terry said Dach is expected to return to hockey-related activities in approximately four to five months.
Davante Adams’ three touchdown catches gave him 17 this season, one off the Packers’ single-season record that Sterling Sharpe set in 1994. Adams, who caught 11 passes for 142 yards Sunday, leads the NFL in touchdown receptions despite missing two games with a hamstring injury.
Julius Randle had 29 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists, Elfrid Payton scored 27 points in his best game as a Knick, and New York led by as much as 28 against the team that had the best record in the NBA the previous two seasons.
The Bears (8-7), who gained control of their postseason path when Arizona lost to San Francisco on Saturday, can make the playoffs for the second time in three years by beating Green Bay at home next week.
On Saturday, vehicles made their way into the BMO Harris Bank Center for a 3-hour drive-thru collection. Fans could either stay in their cars or “toss” them into the goal that was setup to pile up the plush toys.
The junior wideout opened the game with a 75-yard touchdown catch, added a 70-yarder in the second quarter and returned a punt 50 yards, taking it deep into Illinois territory to set up Penn State’s go-ahead touchdown before halftime.