Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/17/14
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The oldest rivalry in the NFL has become quite one-sided in recent seasons with the Packers winning four consecutive games, but a Week 2 matchup on Thursday night at Lambeau Field against the Bears could create early separation between the two teams in the NFC North.Green Bay lost at home to the 49ers in Week 1 while Chicago easily took care of the Colts, setting the stage for the Packers -- who were 15-1 last season -- to potentially fall to 0-2. History has not been kind to teams who lose their first two games, especially in Green Bay. Since the NFL's current playoff format began in 1990, not one of the five Packers teams that started 0-2 made it to the postseason.With Aaron Rodgers, the NFL's reigning Most Valuable Player, throwing the ball to one of the league's best collection of wide receivers, it seems inconceivable that the 2010 Super Bowl champions could even possibly be in danger of not qualifying for the playoffs this season. But if the Bears can put to...
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