Packers-Bears Preview: It All Comes Down to the Packers D

Posted: 12th September 2009 by Matthew Wells in NFL
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For only the third time in NFL history, perhaps the most storied rivalry in the NFL will be on display in Week 1. Both the Bears and the Packers made a major change in philosophy during the off-season, and our first look at these changes will come in a game that comes with enough standard hype. The Bears made one of the biggest trades in franchise history in acquiring what fans hope to be their first franchise QB in too long. The Packers, after an anemic defense was the biggest reason for the lack of a playoff birth, hired 3-4 guru Dom Capers to provide a new look. The two teams figure to be two-thirds of a three-team race for the NFC North, and this game is huge for both teams, as both teams have tough Week 2 matchups: Chicago plays the reigning champion Pittsburgh Steelers, and Green Bay ...

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