The Bears were defeated 31–23 by the Packers to open the season.
The game was close throughout. Chicago entered halftime with a 13–10 lead, but it was not enough to slow down reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers, who led Green Bay to 21 points in the second half.
Forte played well for Chicago, running for 141 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries. After the game, Forte seemed to criticize the Bears’ old coaching staff:
Slauson also made comments referencing the old staff:
The Bears’ next game—the second for coach John Fox—is next Sunday against the Cardinals.
– Rohan Nadkarni