7 important takeaways from Packers blowout win over Bears

The Packers crushed the Bears in Week 1.

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4. Injuries the only concern on near-perfect day for Packers

It was almost the perfect start to the regular season for Green Bay. However, there were a few injury concerns to consider.

Running back Aaron Jones dominated the Bears' defense, but he suffered a hamstring injury while scoring a touchdown. He didn't return to the game. Inside linebacker Quay Walker left the game with a head injury he suffered while returning an interception for a score.

Rookie receiver Jayden Reed had to be helped off the field, but he did return. The Packers announced he was dealing with cramps, so it seems he avoided a significant injury.

3. Packers defense dominates Bears

Jordan Love has a defense. What a performance from Joe Barry's unit.

Green Bay sacked Bears quarterback Justin Fields four times and forced two turnovers. They set the tone early by stopping Chicago on fourth down on its opening possession. It set the offense up with great field position, leading to the opening touchdown.

Work still needs to be done, but this was a highly encouraging performance from the defense. Many players stepped up, including first-round pick Lukas Van Ness, who used his speed and athleticism to make a great tackle on Fields.

The play of the day came from Quay Walker, who intercepted Fields and ran it back for a touchdown, even pulling off a spin move before finding the end zone.