The Chicago Bears will face the Green Bay Packers for the 183rd time. After last season’s heartbreaking loss to the Packers at the NFC Championship, the Bears were out for blood--and so were their fans. For many, Bears-Packers is not just a rivalry: It’s personal.
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.
Bears fans, want the secret to winning Sunday’s NFC Championship? "It’s really all about the fat guys. If you think about it, the first line of defense is usually fat guys, and the first line of offense is fat guys. You know, that’s a bonus.
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.