As Packers loom, Bears ignore history

Updated: January 16, 2011, 10:51 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris listened intently from his locker but clearly wasn't interested in the history lesson.

The last time Chicago faced NFC North rival Green Bay in the postseason (Dec. 14, 1941), Bears principal owner Virginia McCaskey was a month away from her 19th birthday during the team's 33-14 triumph over the Packers led by a pair of Norm Standlee touchdowns. In the 89-year history of their rivalry, the Bears and Packers have advanced to the playoffs ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • Power On Display In Chicago
    Former teammates Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper met for the first time on a major league diamond -- and both hit home runs -- on Tuesday.