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Wild swings and championship rings: the complete history of the Bears-Packers rivalry

AUTHOR’S NOTE, Oct. 15, 2021: The original version of this story was published Sep. 28, 2017, before the first Bears-Packers game of that season. It has been updated to include the 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons. Bear Down!

Justin Fields, your table is ready.

And you’ve got your work cut out for you.

Let me explain.

With three minutes remaining in their first battle of the season with the defending champs, victory seemed secure for the Green Bay Packers.

The day was Sept. 24, 1933, and the Packers led the defending champion Chicago Bears 7-0 when Bears star and future Hall of Famer Bill Hewitt struck with one of the most magnificent sequences to close a game in franchise history.