Packers to Open NFL’s 100th Season Against Chicago

Aaron Rodgers After Win Over Bears

GREEN BAY, WI – SEPTEMBER 09: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers walks off the field after a game against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field on September 9, 2018 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Bears 24-23. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Last year the Packers opened their 100th season with a home match-up against the Bears. Now the NFL’s oldest rivalry will once again be highlighted in primetime as the Packers travel to Chicago to open the league’s 100th season.

Green Bay won the 2019 home opener in thrilling fashion after Aaron Rodgers returned to the field following a knee injury. A Rodgers to Randall Cobb 75 yard touchdown capped off the 17 point comeback, and added another memory to the league’s oldest rivalry.

Chicago went on to win the NFC North title in 2019, and Green Bay has since made more changes with new head coach Matt LaFleur taking over. Those will just be a couple of the storylines as the league opener approaches in a few months.

It has been traditional for the Super Bowl champion to open the following season, but the league announced New England will play in the Sunday night primetime game in week one. Their opponent has not been announced, and the rest of the season schedule will be released at a later date.

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