As the media hype surrounding Sunday's NFC Championship between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers hits fever pitch, we here at WBEZ have been having a hard time figuring out how to get in the mix.
Top story: Who are we kidding, right? As much as there is "serious" news out there this week, everyone and their brother (literally) is talking up the NFC Championship game. The Bears v Packers is taking center stage.
This is the #1 video on You Tube for the Bears vs Packers rivalry.If you were going to pick a song and a video that would embody what and who Chicago is, local rapper Serengeti's "Dennehy" takes the cake.
To truly enjoy a football game you need a beer in one hand and a brat in the other! ESPN's Lester Munson told "Eight Forty-Eight," the Bears-Packer meet up is the biggest sports event in Chicago history.
Sunday the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers will meet to decide who will represent the NFC in the 2011 Super Bowl. But there’s a whole lot more at stake in this game: The teams haven’t met in the post-season since 1941.
Tickets for Sunday’s Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers Playoff game sold out in less than a minute today, but Bears communications director Scott Hagel said there’s still hope for fans who want to see the game. “There is a gameface contest,” he said.
The 2010-11 Chicago Bears are hosting the NFC Championship game. Let that sink in. In the face of doubting fans and contrarian media, the Bears team quietly excelled to elite status, becoming one of the top four teams in football.