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 will have new grass to play on this Sunday, just in time for their game against Green Bay.Last season, the field drew complaints from both opposing teams and the Bears for being hard to play on and having ruts.
Before we get to the serious news of the day, here's a quick one about something really important — the Super Bowl.As you've probably heard by now, Super Bowl XLV will be between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers beat the New York Jets 24-19.
The Green Bay Packers advanced to the Super Bowl, beating the Chicago Bears 21-14 in NFC title game. The Bears were outplayed most of the first half of the game, but battled back in the second half.Bears quarterback Jay Cutler had to leave with a knee injury in the third quarter.