Aaron Rodgers gets all the headlines in Green Bay but the Packers also have one of the league's best, young defenses that has caused a lot of problems for quarterbacks. One of those quarterbacks is Jay Cutler who will see his Chicago Bears host the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game.
SB Nation's Windy City Gridiron details some of the problems Cutler has had against the Green Bay defense.
4 touchdowns, 9 interceptions, 14 sacks, and QB rating of 57.5. If you ask Jay Cutler what defense he has struggled against the most thus far in his career, there's no doubt his answer would be Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers' 3-4. What makes Capers' defense so tough to move the ball on is for one, his defensive line not only occupies blockers, but they're also capable of rushing the passer to go along with Clay Matthews. Not only that, Capers has so much confidence in his corners in man coverage that he sends his best CBCharles Woodson on blitzes.
They have a great pass-rusher in Clay Matthews and two top-of-the-line cornerbacks so coordinating this defense has to be fun for Capers. There are so many weapons and ways they can stop you. The key will be for the Bears to establish some sort of running attack. If the Packers put Chicago into obvious passing situations, Matthews can make life hell for Cutler.
The Bears offense should start with the running game to begin trying to stop Green Bay's defense. Check out Acme Packing Company and Windy City Gridiron for more on the game.