Blache: 'We got beat'

SportsFootballChicago BearsBrian UrlacherAhman GreenR.W. McQuartersDonald Driver

Brett Favre performed as advertised. The Bears' defense didn't.

Favre completed 22-of-33 passes for 359 yards and three touchdowns. When he wasn't picking the Bears' secondary apart, Favre was handing the ball off to Ahman Green, who rushed for 107 yards on 27 carries (4.0 average).

"We got beat in the two-deep zone and the three-deep zone. Can't get much simpler than that," said Bears defensive coordinator Greg Blache. "We're going to come out of this with our fists balled."

Blache said the Bears' undoing came on the big plays authored by Favre and Green. An 85-yard first-quarter TD pass to Donald Driver, a 49-yard pass to Terry Glenn and a 43-yard run by Green had the Bears playing catch-up all night.

"I think they are a fine offense, but the big play hurt us," Blache said.

Middle linebacker Brian Urlacher was credited with eight tackles and said the national spotlight of a Monday night game did not faze him. "They are all the same to me," he said.

The surprise return to the lineup of cornerback R.W. McQuarters and defensive end Phillip Daniels did little to stem the tide of the Packers' offense, which piledup 457 yards.

"It was good to have them back," said coach Dick Jauron. "They're both good football players. I certainly feel better with them on the field."

Outside linebacker Rosevelt Colvin said Favre was particularly adept at "finding the hot receiver" Monday night.

"They didn't do anything we didn't expect. We just have to get better."

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