Green Bay Packers Open Against Hated Bears


Published: March 25, 2009


... game will be played on Sunday Night Football in Lambeau Field, against their hated rivals: The Chicago Bears.

As a Packer fan, this gives me some excitement, in a boring off season so far.

We will get to see, no matter where we live, how the new defense will work out.

We must not forget though, that this years opponent is a lot different that last years.

The Packers opened their 2008 season against the Minnesota Vikings, a game they won 24-19, in front of the largest regular season crowd in Lambeau Field history (71,004).

That was a different Vikings team, than the one who won the division by seasons end.

The Vikings were led by unproven quarterback Tavaris Jackson.

He stumbled coming out of the gate, making only two starts, out of the teams first 13 games.

In those first two games, Jackson could only accumulate 308 yards passing, and one touchdown. That was enough for the team to mo...

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