A memorable rivalry
Bears-Packers games have featured famous fans and bitter cold
Packers versus Bears. The mere mention of this matchup evokes the lore and legacy of the NFL, the images of Halas, Lambeau and Lombardi in a rivalry that spans decades. In my nine years with the Packers (1999-2008), even with dips in performance by one team or the other, the Bears rivalry was always the most passionate of any. Here are a couple top-of-mind memories from the 18 games I experienced.
• My first encounter with the rivalry, in 1999, came days after the death of Walter ...
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