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Published: March 25, 2019 at 06:12 p.m.
Updated: Sept. 2, 2019 at 04:33 p.m.

Through the years: Packers vs. Bears

The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears will kick off the NFL's 100th season with the 197th game between the two teams on Thursday, September 5 at Soldier Field. Take a look at some of the best moments from the oldest rivalry in the league.

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  • Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy celebrates after an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, in Chicago. The Bears won, 24-17. 35

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    Matt Nagy - 2018

    Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy celebrates after an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, in Chicago. The Bears won, 24-17.

  • Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, in Chicago. 34

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    Mitchell Trubisky - 2018

    Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, in Chicago.

  • Green Bay Packers cornerback Kevin King (20) breaks up a pass intended for Chicago Bears wide receiver Josh Bellamy (15) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Chicago. 33

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    Kevin King, Josh Bellamy - 2017

    Green Bay Packers cornerback Kevin King (20) breaks up a pass intended for Chicago Bears wide receiver Josh Bellamy (15) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Chicago.

  • Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson (87) makes a reception against Chicago Bears cornerback Cre'von LeBlanc (22) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Chicago. The Packers won, 30-27. 32

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    Jordy Nelson, Cre'von LeBlanc - 2016

    Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson (87) makes a reception against Chicago Bears cornerback Cre'von LeBlanc (22) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Chicago. The Packers won, 30-27.

  • Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) celebrates his 5-yard touchdown run against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Chicago. 31

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    Matt Forte - 2013

    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) celebrates his 5-yard touchdown run against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Chicago.

  • Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) makes a touchdown reception in the end zone against Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams (38) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Chicago. 30

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    Brandon Marshall, Tramon Williams - 2013

    Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) makes a touchdown reception in the end zone against Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams (38) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Chicago.

  • FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 13, 2012, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is sacked by Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews (52) and Erik Walden (93) during an NFL football game in Green Bay, Wis. Cutler didn't get much protection during the game and his leadership got called into question for his sideline tirade against J'Marcus Webb and comments after the Bears' loss. 29

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    Jay Cutler, Clay Matthews, Erik Walden - 2012

    FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 13, 2012, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is sacked by Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews (52) and Erik Walden (93) during an NFL football game in Green Bay, Wis. Cutler didn't get much protection during the game and his leadership got called into question for his sideline tirade against J'Marcus Webb and comments after the Bears' loss.

  • Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews (52) celebrates his sack of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler with teammates  Jerel Worthy (99) and  Mike Daniels (76) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis. 28

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    Clay Matthews, Jerel Worthy, Mike Daniels - 2012

    Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews (52) celebrates his sack of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler with teammates Jerel Worthy (99) and Mike Daniels (76) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis.

  • Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields intercepts a pass intended for Chicago Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox (13) during the first half of the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Chicago. 27

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    Sam Shields, Johnny Knox - 2011

    Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields intercepts a pass intended for Chicago Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox (13) during the first half of the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Chicago.

  • Green Bay Packers defensive end Cullen Jenkins (77) reacts to a sack of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler during the first half of the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Chicago. 26

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    Cullen Jenkins - 2011

    Green Bay Packers defensive end Cullen Jenkins (77) reacts to a sack of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler during the first half of the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Chicago.

  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) greet each other before the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Chicago. 25

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    Aaron Rodgers, Jay Cutler - 2011

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) greet each other before the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Chicago.

  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) heads to the corner of the end zone for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, in Chicago. 24

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    Aaron Rodgers - 2010

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) heads to the corner of the end zone for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, in Chicago.

  • Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings celebrates with fans after a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, in Green Bay, Wis. 23

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    Greg Jennings - 2008

    Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings celebrates with fans after a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, in Green Bay, Wis.

  • Chicago Bears tight end Greg Olsen after scoring during their NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field in Chicago Monday, Dec. 22, 2008. 22

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    Greg Olsen - 2008

    Chicago Bears tight end Greg Olsen after scoring during their NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field in Chicago Monday, Dec. 22, 2008.

  • Chicago Bears place kicker Robbie Gould, right, celebrates with holder Brad Maynard, left, after kicking a 38-yard game-winning field goal against the Green Bay Packers in overtime of their NFL football game at Soldier Field in Chicago Monday, Dec. 22, 2008. 21

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    Robbie Gould - 2008

    Chicago Bears place kicker Robbie Gould, right, celebrates with holder Brad Maynard, left, after kicking a 38-yard game-winning field goal against the Green Bay Packers in overtime of their NFL football game at Soldier Field in Chicago Monday, Dec. 22, 2008.

  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre (4) talks with Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher (54) after an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, in Chicago. 20

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    Brett Favre, Brian Urlacher - 2006

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre (4) talks with Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher (54) after an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, in Chicago.

  • Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) breaks away for an 84-yard touchdown on a punt return during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, in Green Bay, Wis. The Bears won, 26-0. 19

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    Devin Hester - 2006

    Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) breaks away for an 84-yard touchdown on a punt return during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, in Green Bay, Wis. The Bears won, 26-0.

  • Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, top, intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for Green Bay Packers' Robert Ferguson, bottom, during the second quarter Sunday, Dec. 4, 2005, in Chicago. Tillman ran the ball back 95 yards to the Packers' 7-yard line, allowing the Bears to kick a field goal before the end of the half. 18

    Jeff Roberson/Associated Press

    Charles Tillman, Robert Ferguson - 2005

    Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, top, intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for Green Bay Packers' Robert Ferguson, bottom, during the second quarter Sunday, Dec. 4, 2005, in Chicago. Tillman ran the ball back 95 yards to the Packers' 7-yard line, allowing the Bears to kick a field goal before the end of the half.

  • Green Bay Packers' LeRoy Butler jumps into the crowd following an interception late in the fourth quarter of their game Sunday, Nov. 12, 1995, against the Chicago Bears in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won, 35-28. 17

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    LeRoy Butler - 1995

    Green Bay Packers' LeRoy Butler jumps into the crowd following an interception late in the fourth quarter of their game Sunday, Nov. 12, 1995, against the Chicago Bears in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won, 35-28.

  • Green Bay Packers cornerback Antuan Edwards (24) walks away as Chicago Bears receiver Bobby Engram (81) is congratulated by teammates after catching a touchdown pass in the third quarter Sunday, Nov. 7, 1999, in Green Bay, Wis. The Bears won, 14-13. 16

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    Antuan Edwards, Bobby Engram - 1999

    Green Bay Packers cornerback Antuan Edwards (24) walks away as Chicago Bears receiver Bobby Engram (81) is congratulated by teammates after catching a touchdown pass in the third quarter Sunday, Nov. 7, 1999, in Green Bay, Wis. The Bears won, 14-13.

  • Robert Brooks (87) of the Green Bay Packers takes a reception 99 yards for a touchdown during the second quarter against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Ill., Sept. 11, 1995. 15

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    Robert Brooks - 1995

    Robert Brooks (87) of the Green Bay Packers takes a reception 99 yards for a touchdown during the second quarter against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Ill., Sept. 11, 1995.

  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Chicago Bears on a 36-yard run in the second quarter in Chicago, Oct. 31, 1994. 14

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    Brett Favre - 1994

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Chicago Bears on a 36-yard run in the second quarter in Chicago, Oct. 31, 1994.

  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre begins to roll to his right during the Packers' 33-6 win over the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Oct. 31, 1994. Favre ran for one touchdown and passed for another on a cold windy Halloween night at Soldier Field. Other Packers on the play include tackle Joe Sims (68) and fullback Edgar Bennett, right. 13

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    Brett Favre - 1994

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre begins to roll to his right during the Packers' 33-6 win over the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Oct. 31, 1994. Favre ran for one touchdown and passed for another on a cold windy Halloween night at Soldier Field. Other Packers on the play include tackle Joe Sims (68) and fullback Edgar Bennett, right.

  • Chicago Bears' William "Refrigerator" Perry (72) helps an unidentified teammate to his feet in the second quarter of Monday night's NFL game in Chicago, Ill. on Oct. 21, 1985. This is the scene after Perry dived over the Green Bay Packers' defensive line for a one-yard touchdown. 12

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    William "Refrigerator" Perry - 1985

    Chicago Bears' William "Refrigerator" Perry (72) helps an unidentified teammate to his feet in the second quarter of Monday night's NFL game in Chicago, Ill. on Oct. 21, 1985. This is the scene after Perry dived over the Green Bay Packers' defensive line for a one-yard touchdown.

  • Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton (34) picks his way through the line to pick up four yards in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers in Chicago, Dec. 11, 1977. He goes over the Bears' Noah Jackson (65) and into the arms of Green Bay's Fred Carr (53). 11

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    Walter Payton - 1977

    Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton (34) picks his way through the line to pick up four yards in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers in Chicago, Dec. 11, 1977. He goes over the Bears' Noah Jackson (65) and into the arms of Green Bay's Fred Carr (53).

  • Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton cuts up field for a seven yard gain while being pursued by Green Bay Packers Robert Brown (93) during action, Sunday, Dec. 10, 1984 in Chicago. Payton rushed 35 times for 175 yards, scored one touchdown, passed for another and played one series as quarterback. The Packers defeated the Bears, 20-14. 10

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    Walter Payton - 1984

    Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton cuts up field for a seven yard gain while being pursued by Green Bay Packers Robert Brown (93) during action, Sunday, Dec. 10, 1984 in Chicago. Payton rushed 35 times for 175 yards, scored one touchdown, passed for another and played one series as quarterback. The Packers defeated the Bears, 20-14.

  • Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton (34) breaks loose for extra yardage after catching a pass in first quarter of NFL game with Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Dec. 10, 1978 in Chicago. Defending are Green Bay's Willie Buchanon (28) and Carl Barzilauskas (75). 9

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    Walter Payton - 1978

    Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton (34) breaks loose for extra yardage after catching a pass in first quarter of NFL game with Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Dec. 10, 1978 in Chicago. Defending are Green Bay's Willie Buchanon (28) and Carl Barzilauskas (75).

  • Chicago Bears' Lee Roy Caffey (60) congratulates Packers Quarterback Bart Starr after Starr scored winning touchdown at game on Nov. 16, 1970 in Green Bay. Caffey was a Packer during the team's championship years and was traded to Bears last year. 8

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    Lee Roy Caffey, Bart Starr - 1970

    Chicago Bears' Lee Roy Caffey (60) congratulates Packers Quarterback Bart Starr after Starr scored winning touchdown at game on Nov. 16, 1970 in Green Bay. Caffey was a Packer during the team's championship years and was traded to Bears last year.

  • Green Bay Packers' Jim Taylor (31), fullback, picked up a first down in the second quarter, but was blasted by Chicago Bears' Earl Leggett to end the run at Green Bay, Sept. 30, 1962. Taylor had bounced off one Bear before meeting Leggett. 7

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    Jim Taylor, Earl Leggett - 1962

    Green Bay Packers' Jim Taylor (31), fullback, picked up a first down in the second quarter, but was blasted by Chicago Bears' Earl Leggett to end the run at Green Bay, Sept. 30, 1962. Taylor had bounced off one Bear before meeting Leggett.

  • In this Oct. 16, 1966, file photo, Chicago Bears tight end Mike Ditka (89) is tackled after a pass reception against the Green Bay Packers during an NFL football game at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Bears announced Friday, May 24, 2013, that they will retire Ditka's No. 89  during halftime of the Dec. 9, 2013, Monday Night Football game against the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field in Chicago. 6

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    Mike Ditka - 1966

    In this Oct. 16, 1966, file photo, Chicago Bears tight end Mike Ditka (89) is tackled after a pass reception against the Green Bay Packers during an NFL football game at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Bears announced Friday, May 24, 2013, that they will retire Ditka's No. 89 during halftime of the Dec. 9, 2013, Monday Night Football game against the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field in Chicago.

  • Head coach George Halas is happy as he exits Wrigley Field in Chicago, Nov. 17, 1963. His Bears had just whipped the favored Green Bay Packers, 26-7, to take over first place in the Western Division of the NFL. Following him is assistant coach Phil Handler. 5

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    George Halas, Phil Handler - 1963

    Head coach George Halas is happy as he exits Wrigley Field in Chicago, Nov. 17, 1963. His Bears had just whipped the favored Green Bay Packers, 26-7, to take over first place in the Western Division of the NFL. Following him is assistant coach Phil Handler.

  • Chicago Bears Hall of Fame defensive end Doug Atkins (81) pursues a fumble by Hall of Fame fullback Jim Taylor (31) during an NFL game in Green Bay, Sept. 12, 1964. The Packers defeated the Bears, 23-12. 4

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    Doug Atkins, Jim Taylor - 1964

    Chicago Bears Hall of Fame defensive end Doug Atkins (81) pursues a fumble by Hall of Fame fullback Jim Taylor (31) during an NFL game in Green Bay, Sept. 12, 1964. The Packers defeated the Bears, 23-12.

  • Mike Ditka (89) slips out of the grasp of Green Bay packer safety Hand Gremminger, Sept. 13, 1964, and scores on a 13-yard pass from Chicago Bears reserve quarterback Rudy Bukich in the third quarter.  The Packers went on to defeat the defending National Football League champions, 23-12. 3

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    Mike Ditka, Hand Gremminger - 1964

    Mike Ditka (89) slips out of the grasp of Green Bay packer safety Hand Gremminger, Sept. 13, 1964, and scores on a 13-yard pass from Chicago Bears reserve quarterback Rudy Bukich in the third quarter. The Packers went on to defeat the defending National Football League champions, 23-12.

  • Chicago Bears Hall of Fame defensive end Doug Atkins (81) pressures Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr (15) during an NFL game in Chicago, circa 1960s. 2

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    Doug Atkins, Bart Starr - circa 1960s

    Chicago Bears Hall of Fame defensive end Doug Atkins (81) pressures Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr (15) during an NFL game in Chicago, circa 1960s.

  • Chicago Bears Hall of Fame guard Danny Fortmann (21) and Bears end John Siegel (6) react to the ball after a tackle by Bears guard Ray Bray (82) in a 33 to 14 Green Bay Packers loss to the Chicago Bears in the 1941 Western Division Playoff game played at Wrigley Field on Dec. 14, 1941 in Chicago. 1

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    Danny Fortmann, John Siegel, Ray Bray - 1941

    Chicago Bears Hall of Fame guard Danny Fortmann (21) and Bears end John Siegel (6) react to the ball after a tackle by Bears guard Ray Bray (82) in a 33 to 14 Green Bay Packers loss to the Chicago Bears in the 1941 Western Division Playoff game played at Wrigley Field on Dec. 14, 1941 in Chicago.