Chicago Bears 2023 schedule leak: Bears-Packers Week 1 and Week 18: report

Bears-Packers to open the 2023 season for Chicago

Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields gets off a pass just ahead of the rush of Green Bay Packers linebacker Kingsley Enagbare during their game Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, at Soldier Field in Chicago.

An early reported NFL schedule leak has the Chicago Bears opening and closing the 2023 season with the rival Green Bay Packers.

According to The Athletic’s Matt Schneidman, the Bears will play host to Green Bay at 3:25 p.m. on September 10, in Week 1 in a game to be broadcast on Fox. The Bears will then close the season at Lambeau Field in Week 18, at a time and date to be determined.

This Week 1 game will be the start of a new era for the Packers, with Jordan Love taking over for Aaron Rodgers at quarterback.

The Bears opened against the Packers at Soldier Field to begin the 2019 season, a 10-3 Packers win.

Thursday is the release day for the NFL schedule. The league will release the full schedule at 7 p.m. Here is what Bears beat reporter Sean Hammond knows so far about the Bears 2023 schedule.

John Sahly

John Sahly

John Sahly is the digital editor for the Shaw Local News Network. He has been with Shaw Media since 2008, previously serving as the Northwest Herald's digital editor, and the Daily Chronicle sports editor and sports reporter.