Report: Packers to open 2019 season against Chicago

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WSAW) -- According to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal, the Packers will travel to Chicago to open up the NFL's 100th season.

The game is expected to be on Thursday, Sept. 5.

This will be the second year in a row the Packers start their season against the Bears.

This past year, Aaron Rodgers led Green Bay back from a 17-0 halftime deficit to a 24-23 win.

The oldest rivalry in football is set for it's 199th and 200th meeting during the 2019 season.

The Packers currently hold a 97-95-6 lead over the Bears.

This would be the first time since 2006 that the reigning Super Bowl champion has been omitted from the opening contest.

The NFL usually releases its schedule for the upcoming season in April.