Bears vs. Packers: Green Bay's Week 1 win was first of its kind in 87 years


The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers are the oldest rivalry in the NFL, so when something as rare as what happened in Week 1's season-opener takes place, it's worth noting.

Green Bay's win at Soldier Field was the first time they've defeated the Bears by scoring 10 points or less since 1932

Cue that scene from the Titanic: It's been 87 years!

While this won't make Bears fans feel any better about the loss, it's certainly proof of just how well Chicago's defense played. Let's not forget: Aaron Rodgers is still under center for the Packers and with the exception of two big throws, he wasn't that much better than Mitch Trubisky (and Trubisky really, really struggled).

Chuck Pagano deserves a lot of credit for his gameplan and approach toward stopping Rodgers. For the most part, it worked. His squad allowed just 10 points; if the offense had anything remotely resembling a pulse, Chicago wins the game with ease.

But here we are. The Bears are 0-1 despite what's likely to go down as the second-best defensive performance of Week 1. The Packers, of course, will be first.

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