In a Thursday Night Football matchup, the Green Bay Packers hosted the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field. The game featured a quick start for the home team, a thunderstorm delay, and sloppy play from the visitors. The end result was a 35-14 victory for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Here's the latest Bears vs. Packers game recap with top performers, game stats, a standings update, and what's next for each of these NFC teams.

NFL game recap

The Green Bay Packers bolted out to a 14-0 lead due to terrible ball control by the visitors. Both scoring plays came courtesy of Aaron Rodgers passes.

The first was a five-yard pass from Rodgers to Davante Adams, with the second a two-yard pass to Randall Cobb within a minute after the first TD. The game would get delayed by lightning for about 45 minutes until the teams returned to the field to complete the second quarter. Chicago finally managed to get on the board, but Green Bay matched with another touchdown. The Packers kept up the scoring onslaught with another two TDs before the game was over, while Chicago managed just one more.

Rodgers finished the game with an 18-for-26 performance for 179 yards and four touchdowns while getting sacked just twice.

Jordy Nelson led the receiving core with two touchdowns and 75 yards on four catches while Randall Cobb had four catches for 44 yards and a TD as well. On the ground, Aaron Jones had 13 carries for 49 yards and a touchdown.

Mike Glennon of the Chicago Bears had a rough outing with a 21-for-33 passing game that included 218 yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions.

Glennon's performance had the commentators and Bears fans wondering when the team might swap in rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, but he didn't see any action in the game. Jordan Howard added 53 yards and a touchdown on the ground, while Kendall Wright was the recipient of Glennon's only touchdown pass of the game.

Standings & what's next

The Chicago Bears fall to 1-3 for their season, putting them at the bottom of the NFC North division. Chicago takes on division rivals Minnesota on "Monday Night Football" for Week 5 at home. That game starts at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Chicago with ESPN carrying national TV coverage.

The Green Bay Packers are now 3-1 after Thursday night's win and are at the top of their division. The Packers are on the road for Week 5. They'll visit the Dallas Cowboys at 4:25 p.m. Eastern Time next Sunday for an NFC showdown.