The 1985 Chicago Bears were on a roll. On October 13 they'd invaded San Francisco and returned home with a decisive victory over the 49ers. By beating the defending Super Bowl champs that Sunday afternoon, the Bears had run their record to 6-0.Now it was just past midnight, early Monday morning.
It would be hard to pin the latest Bears loss on quarterback Jay Cutler--he threw for nearly 250 yards with no interceptions. Cutler’s offensive line committed 9 false starts—some attributed it to the crowd, others said it was the rotating line.
The Bears-Packers rivalry was never limited to the fans. Two long-standing leaders also helped cement the contentious relationship: George Halas of the Bears and Vince Lombardi of the Packers were NFL giants.
The Chicago Bears are celebrating their win over the Atlanta Falcons in the season opener at Soldier Field. The Bears won 30-12 Sunday.Brian Urlacher had an interception and returned a fumble for a touchdown and Jay Cutler threw for 312 yards and two scores.
The Chicago Bears are hoping their pre-season training pays off as they get ready to kick off the regular season Sunday. In meeting with reporters earlier this week, veteran linebacker Brian Urlacher said the Bears aren't the top seed this year and that's fine with him."