CHICAGO, IL, Sporting Alert – Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have traveled to the Soldier Field to open their 2019 NFL season on the road against the Chicago Bears tonight (5).
Tonight is match-up, which is the NFL’s oldest rivalry, is the 199th showdown between the Packers and the Bears, with Green Bay holding a two-game lead in the series.
NBC will provide the live national television broadcast, while NBC Sports Network will have the live online streaming action. Follow the play-by-play call by Al Michaels, who will be joined by analyst Cris Collinsworth in the booth with Michele Tafoya reporting from the sidelines.
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Milwaukee’s WTMJ (620 AM) Packers Radio Network with Wayne Larrivee (play-by-play) and two-time Packers Pro Bowler Larry McCarren (analyst) will call the action.
Entering this game, which opens the league’s 100th season, ESPN’s Football Power Index is giving Chicago – which is returning nine of the 11 starters from last year’s offense – the edge to start the season with a victory.
The Bears are, however, playing without tight end Trey Burton, who is still to recover from a groin injury and was listed as inactive for this game.
According to ESPN’s FPI, the Bears have a 57.6 percent chance to beat the Packers, who come in with a 42 percent chance.
After tonight’s game, Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers will host the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on Sunday, Sept. 15, in the first of three consecutive games at home.
Meanwhile, Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears are at the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday, Sept. 15.