Green Bay Packers (8-2) 13, Chicago Bears (3-5-2) 6
Sunday November 20th 1966 (at Green Bay)
(GREEN BAY) - Roger Leclerc missed a fourth period conversion that would have tied the score and the Green Bay Packers stormed back for a touchdown enabling them to defeat the Chicago Bears 13-6. The victory, coupled with Detroit's 20-14 upset of the Baltimore Colts, gave the Packers undisputed possession of first place in the NFL's Western Conference. The Bears had just pulled within a point at 7-6 when Gale Sayers crashed over for a touchdown from the two with 9:29 left in the game. LeClerc's cleats apparently caught the turf as his foot swung into the ball on the point after touchdown attempt, and the Packers' Lee Roy Caffey slapped the ball down. The Packers then drove downfield after the kickoff for a touchdown that put the victory under wraps. Carroll Dale capped the 63-yard march by outracing defender Charles Brown on a 33-yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski. Dale's touchdown was his second of the game. The first came on a six-yard pass from Bratkowski, who took over for the injured Bart Starr at the start of the second period. The touchdown came moments after the Chicago line stopped a Green Bay drive that had reached just inside the 10-yard line. Three running plays failed to get the Packers the two yards they needed for a first down and the Bears took over. Three plays later Ronnie Bull, jolted by Lionel Aldridge, fumbled and Caffey recovered for the Packers on the Chicago 18. A delay of game penalty pushed the ball back to the 23, then Jimmy Taylor bulled his way to the nine after taking a swing pass from Bratkowski. Elijah Pitts and Taylor sliced to the six and Bratkowski found Dale alone about a foot inside the goal line for the touchdown.
CHICAGO   -  0  0  0  6 -  6
GREEN BAY -  0  7  0  6 - 13
                        CHICAGO     GREEN BAY
First downs                   9            15
Rush-yards-TDs          26-75-1       33-69-0
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT  9-22-98-0-3 17-31-240-2-1
Sacked-yards               2-13          1-13
Net pass yards               85           227
Total yards                 160           296
Fumbles-lost                3-1           1-1
Turnovers                     4             2
Penalties-yards            8-93         10-85
SCORING
2nd - GB - Dale, 6-yard pass from Bratkowski (Chandler kick) GREEN BAY 7-0
4th - CHI - Gale Sayers, 2-yard run (Kick failed) GREEN BAY 7-6
4th - GB - Dale, 33-yard pass from Bratkowski (Kick failed) GREEN BAY 13-6
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - Jim Taylor 20-49, Elijah Pitts 10-14, Bart Starr 1-6, Zeke Bratkowski 1-0
CHICAGO - Gale Sayers 20-68 1 TD, Ronnie Bull 3-10, Ralph Kurek 2-0, Rudy Bukich 1-(-3)
PASSING
GREEN BAY - Bart Starr 5-3-50, Zeke Bratkowski 25-14-190 2 TD 1 INT, Elijah Pitts 1-0-0
CHICAGO - Rudy Bukich 17-7-79 2 INT, Billy Wade 4-2-19, Gale Sayers 1-0-0 1 INT
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - Carroll Dale 6-87 2 TD, Jim Taylor 3-17, Boyd Dowler 2-49, Elijah Pitts 2-33, Marv Fleming 2-28, Bob Long 2-26
CHICAGO - Ronnie Bull 3-33, Mike Ditka 3-29, Dick Gordon 2-22, Gale Sayers 1-14