Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Thursday

About the Author

Dan Parr

dparr@pfwmedia.com
Associate editor

Recent posts by Dan Parr

Kuechly wins PFW/PFWA Defensive Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:51 a.m.

CB Munnerlyn hoping to stay with Panthers

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:38 p.m.

Who is the Falcons' most underappreciated receiver?

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 11:06 p.m.

Are White-Jones NFL's best WR tandem?

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 12:12 p.m.

Related Stories

TE Bennett says he's a Bear

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:14 p.m.

Green Bay Packers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m.

Chicago Bears: 2013 team needs

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 11:51 a.m.

Bears DT Melton receives franchise tag

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 9:15 p.m.

Bears OT Webb arrested on drug charges

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 3:15 p.m.

Thompson: Packers not worried about leadership void

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 12:26 p.m.

Trestman 'excited' to be Bears coach, work with Cutler

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 12:03 p.m.

Packers release C Jeff Saturday

Posted Feb. 18, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m.

Packers announce release of DB Woodson

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 4:06 p.m.

Bears release WR Knox

Posted Feb. 12, 2013 @ 11:04 a.m.
Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
By Dan Parr

Here's a look at a key matchup heading into Monday night's Week Three battle between the Bears and Packers.

Bears nickel back D.J. Moore vs. Packers' slot receivers

Green Bay has a vast array of weapons that will line up in the slot, which could force Bears nickel back D.J. Moore to match up with players that will have a distinct height advantage over him. Moore, a second-year veteran, could find himself lined up across from WRs Donald Driver, James Jones or Jordy Nelson at various points in the game, and TE Jermichael Finley — who stands 6-foot-5 to Moore's 5-foot-9 — also could be split out in the slot.

Moore had a breakout game in Week Two, when he made two interceptions in the Bears' win over Dallas. He plays with a lot of confidence, but the Packers have an offense capable of rattling it. We expect to see a lot of Moore on the field on Monday night, as the Bears will use their nickel package often.

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE