By BOB McGINN
The Green Bay Packers improbably made up 23 games in the last 23 years to forge a tie with the Chicago Bears in the all-time series record between the charter NFL franchises.
On Thursday night, the Packers’ 84-year quest to regain the lead will end at last if they can defeat the Bears at Lambeau Field.
“We spent time on that today in the team meeting,” coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday. “It’s important to your tradition and history of the National Football League … being the longest rivalry that stands. We’ll be ready to play Thursday night, I can promise you that.”
It will be...
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