Packers, Bears to kick off celebration of NFL's 100th season

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GREEN BAY, Wis. The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears will kick off the 100th season of the NFL on Thursday, September 5 at 7:20 PM CST at Soldier Field.

This will be the 199th meeting between the Bears and Packers, including regular-season and post-season games.

The announcement was made by Hans Schroeder, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NFL Media, at the League's Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.

The game will air on NBC15.