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Another surprising loss for the Green Bay Packers at home

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The Thanksgiving NFL triple header gave some incredible highlights from the day, but arguably it all happened in the late game.

We saw the Detroit Lions completely dismantle the Philadelphia Eagles and Tony Romo suffer a potentially season ending injury while the Carolina Panthers went 11-0.

Favre's night spoilt?

All eyes were on Lambeau Field for the late game as the Chicago Bears took on the Green Bay Packers, but the most historic moment took place at half-time.


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One of the greatest to ever play the game had his jersey retired as form Packers quarterback Brett Favre saw his number four jersey retired in the place he calls home.

It was surely a memorable night for Favre and a very emotional one for the Packers fans in attendance, but not everything was so positive.

Things on the field were not so smooth for the Packers who fell to a 17-13 defeat at the hands of the Bears who now move to 5-6.

It was quarterback Jay Cutler's first ever win at Lambeau Field and just his second ever win over the Packers.

On the offensive side of the ball for the Bears, it was all about wide receiver Alshon Jeffery who came away with 90 receiving yards while runningback Jeremy Langford and Zach Miller scored the Bears two touchdowns.

Arguably the best player in the game for Chicago however was cornerback Tracey Porter who not only had the only interception of the game, but kept Packers receiver James Jones without a catch all night.

Another breakout game but still not enough

Packers runningback Eddie Lacy had another big game coming away with 139 yards from scrimmage and one receiving touchdown.

11 weeks into a season where Lacy has struggled, he came up big tonight but it just wasn't enough for the Packers who now drop to 7-4.

Green Bay now give control of the NFC North to the Minnesota Vikings who travel to take on the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

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