Green Bay Packers defeat Chicago Bears, 21-15

Green Bay — At first blush, it appears the only thing that can stop the Green Bay Packers from debuting as an offensive juggernaut Sunday night against the Chicago Bears is themselves.

The National Football League's eighth-ranked passing offense a year ago, Aaron Rodgers & Co. rolled through the exhibition season with even greater ease.

Bears coach Lovie Smith isn't sure who will even line up in his secondary when the bright lights go up in the league's smallest city...

Green Bay — If nose tackle is the most important position in the 3-4 defense, the Packers might have a little adversity to overcome when their unit makes its regular-season debut Sunday night.

First-round draft pick B.J. Raji, the only reserve at nose tackle behind starter Ryan Pickett, was one of three players to sit out practice Wednesday.

The team tested Raji's left ankle, which he sprained Sept. 3 against the Arizona Cardinals, on Tuesday with the hope he would b...

Green Bay — When Jay Cutler takes the snap from center Sunday night at Lambeau Field, it will be the seventh consecutive time the Chicago Bears open their season series against the Green Bay Packers with a different quarterback.

In 2003, they thought Kordell Stewart might be their long-term answer.

They thought it might be Rex Grossman the next year.

They thought Kyle Orton was the guy in 2005.

They thought Grossman, again, would be the one in 2006.

They tho...