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Packers can pull even with Bears

The Packers and Bears square off Thursday night for the 192nd time, including the postseason. Chicago leads the all-time series 93-92-6, meaning the Packers can pull even with Chicago for the first time since October 1933, when the series was tied 11-11-4.

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Here's where the CFP stands

Clemson and Alabama are 1 and 2, again. Meanwhile, Oklahoma and Iowa have moved up to 3 and 4, respectively, as Michigan State and Notre Dame are the first two teams out.

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Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

For what it's worth to Notre Dame: Last year's No. 6 at this time was eventual national champion Ohio State. (In other words, Irish, just win at Stanford 59-0 on Saturday and leave no doubt.)

Butler left wide-open for half-court shot (0:09)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Why are No. 16 Northwestern and No. 9 Stanford so far apart in CFP rankings? Northwestern beat Stanford 16-6 in the season opener. Both teams are 9-2. Record of Northwestern's opponents: 52-47. Record of Stanford's opponents: 47-55. Northwestern has losses to No. 4 Iowa and No. 10 Michigan. Stanford has losses to No. 16 Northwestern and No. 17 Oregon.

Missouri edged out by Northwestern (0:46)