Packers-Bears will kick off 2019 NFL season

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WSAW) -- The NFL will open its 100th season with the league’s oldest rivalry.

Packers.com reports Bears will host the Packers on Thursday, Sept. 5.

The opener will be televised on NBC.

It’ll be the 199th game in the historic rivalry.

The Packers hold a 97-95-6 edge in the series, which includes two playoff games (1-1). It’ll be the 14th straight year the two division rivals have squared off in prime-time, the NFL’s longest active streak.