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Packer Week is the happiest time of year for Leonard Floyd

In seven career games against the rival Packers, Floyd has 7.5 sacks and 10 quarterback hits. "I take the same approach every game," he said. "It just so happens when it’s Green Bay, I always get home."

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Frigid and desperate, Round 2 of Bears-Packers sets up to be a classic

The Bears’ season opener against the Packers was a made-for-TV event, but their showdown Sunday at Lambeau Field feels truer to the rivalry.

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Former Bears radio voice Wayne Larrivee brings familiar sound to familiar foe

Larrivee was the voice of the Bears for 14 years, yet it wasn’t until he left for the rival Packers in 1999 that he understood Chicago sports fans better.

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Bears nominate WR Allen Robinson for Walter Payton Man of the Year

The award, named after the former Bears great, recognizes philanthropy and on-field excellence.

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Aaron Rodgers has ‘Li’l Green Bay’ on right side of Bears-Packers rivalry

Whether he’s at Piggly Wiggly or on the field, Rodgers relishes his role as the ultimate Bears slayer and gets a chance Sunday to end their playoff hopes.

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Bears predictions: Week 15 vs. Packers

The Sun-Times’ experts offer their picks for the Bears’ rivalry game Sunday at Lambeau Field.

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Maturing Anthony Miller ready for takeoff

After emerging from the doghouse, the second-year wide receiver has 24 receptions for 313 yards and a touchdown in four games. "I don’t think he’s done," WR coach Mike Furrey said. "He still has a lot more room to grow."

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Green Bay, Lambeau Field and all that’s right about the Bears-Packers rivalry

A massive 81,441-seat stadium plopped in the middle of a neighborhood of regular folks. It’s absolutely wonderful.

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Truth hurts: Mitch Trubisky motivated to ‘play quarterback’ this time

The Bears QB had no answer after the Packers took away his running game and made him beat them with his arm. "I want to play better," he said. "Got a great opportunity to do that this week."

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Packers expect Bears DL Akiem Hicks to play Sunday

The Bears hope Akiem Hicks will come off injured reserve in time for Sunday’s game. The Packers, meanwhile, are planning on it.

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers recounts Bears legend Brian Urlacher’s vulgar audibles

Rodgers and Urlacher had a competitive and friendly personal rivalry over the years, and the Green Bay quarterback told a funny story about it Wednesday.

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‘Halas Intrigue’ Episode 64: The Viper stops by

The guys discuss Mitch Trubisky’s growth, the Bears’ relevance and Hawk Harrelson.

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Vision quest: Bears RB David Montgomery ‘starting to see it the way I need to see it’

The rookie running back’s vision, which the Bears praised upon trading up to draft him in the third round, has adjusted to the speed and violence of the NFL.

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Packers coach Matt LaFleur gears up for tough game vs. Bears

The Bears-Packers game Sunday in Green Bay is vital for both teams’ aspirations this season.

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Bears-Chiefs Sunday night game could be moved out of prime time and into an afternoon slot

The "flex" would happen if the Bears are eliminated from playoff contention Sunday, the source said. The game would likely be replaced by the Saints-Titans.

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Four takeaways from Bears position coaches

Khalil Mack and Leonard Floyd are winning their pass rushes, outside linebackers coach Ted Monachino said. The problem is that, without Akiem Hicks pushing through the middle of the line, quarterbacks step up in the pocket.

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Mitch Trubisky’s reaction to his own interception provides a clue about his future

It wasn’t one of Mitch Trubisky’s three touchdown passes Thursday that most impressed his quarterbacks coach. It wasn’t his season-high 63 rushing yards, either.

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2020 vision: Future is bright for Roquan Smith

Despite a midseason lull and a season-ending pectoral injury, Bears’ second-year linebacker flashed star potential in 2019 and could take his game to another level in 2020.

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Allen Robinson wants to be Bears’ all-time leading WR, hopes for contract extension

Robinson is putting together what will likely be the best season by a Bears receiver in five years. They have a chance to make sure the rest of his prime takes place in their uniform.

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Bears in the hunt — for a win over the Packers

With his team’s playoff chances dwindling, Matt Nagy is concerned only with winning at Lambeau Field on Sunday. "The [needing] help stuff, we’ve created that," he said. "None of that matters if we don’t win."

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With Bears LB Roquan Smith on IR, Kevin Pierre-Louis gets shot at redemption

Smith is out for the rest of the season, meaning Pierre-Louis should start against the Packers, Chiefs and Vikings as he tries to help the Bears’ last-ditch push for the playoffs.

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3 big games and a chance for the Bears’ Mitch Trubisky to change a certain columnist’s mind for good

I promise that if Trubisky runs and throws his way through this Great Wall of quality opponents, my unbelief will turn to belief.

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‘Halas Intrigue’ Episode 63: Playoffs? Playoffs?

The Bears need help to get into the playoffs. So far, the other teams are not cooperating.

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Bears get into ‘rhythm’ with TEs Jesper Horsted and JP Holtz

"We’re trying to figure out the best way to use them," Bears coach Matt Nagy said.

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Bears CB Prince Amukamara knows risk of rushing back from hamstring problem

Amukamara, who reported the injury to the Bears after the Thanksgiving win against the Lions, said he’s been running well lately.

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Bears DL Akiem Hicks ready for return against Packers

It’s cliché to say Akiem Hicks has had Sunday’s game at Lambeau Field circled ever since he dislocated his elbow in Week 5 against the Raiders. But it’s true.

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Bears LB Roquan Smith out for season with torn pectoral muscle

The former first-round pick tore a pectoral muscle against the Cowboys on Thursday night.

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Can Akiem Hicks clear the way for Khalil Mack and make the Bears scary again?

If he’s back to full strength, Akiem Hicks could be the game-changer that propels the Bears through a brutal final three weeks.

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1st-and-10: Playoffs or not, strong finish in 2019 is vital for Mitch Trubisky, Matt Nagy

It would provide evidence that, after a season of regression, Nagy and Trubisky are taking steps forward instead of backward — which would be a big change from just a few weeks ago.

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Faith and reason fighting a battle over the so-so Bears, and it’s not pretty

Some fans are wired for total belief. You can’t convince them that the 7-6 Bears, who have won four of their past five games, will be sitting out the playoffs this season. They only see an arrow pointing up.

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Jason Lieser: How will the 2019 season end for the Bears?

A look at what the Bears’ recent resurgence means, whether Mitch Trubisky has bought himself any security and the big question: What will their final record be, and will it enough to make the playoffs?

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Lions fined for injury report shenanigans before Bears game

Quarterback Matthew Stafford, who broke bones in his back the week beforehand, was ruled inactive 90 minutes before the Bears game.