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Five things to watch in the 203rd meeting between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears

Oct. 15—1. Windy City reputation: Seemingly since the dawn of time, the distinguishing characteristic of successful Chicago Bears squads has been stingy defensive units.

While it hasn't been totally dominant as it has in some years, the 2021 edition of the Bears defense has been very good.

They lead the NFL with 18 sacks, including five from Khalil Mack and 4.5 from Robert Quinn, and have done so while blitzing just 13% of the time, the third-lowest rate in the league, according to Pro Football Reference.

They're also top 10 in the league in both points and yards allowed, and while the raw turnover numbers haven't been eye-popping, they do have that time they intercepted three consecutive Joe Burrow pass attempts in Week 2.