Morning Buzz: Packers-Bears ready for historic cold
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As the Packers ready themselves to take on the Chicago Bears in freezing conditions this Sunday at Soldier Field, Mike McCarthy is doing all he can to prepare his team for the weather.
The doors to the Don Hutson Center were propped open Thursday, even as temperatures lingered in the single digits and wind chills dipped into the negative. This is how the Green Bay Packers began their practice.
Then, when they completed their individual drills and walk-through periods, the Packers worked outside as gusts of wind penetrated any amount of clothing. It was, quite simply, abominable.
Ryan Wood has an outstanding read on T.J. Lang and what the veteran guard goes through, and has gone through in his career, to get himself on the field on Sundays.
Hear from Clay Matthews in the Packers locker room in the video below:
I caught up with Kevin Fishbain who covers the Bears for the Northwest Herald to get an idea what kind of team the Packers will be facing Sunday afternoon.
Tom Silverstein and Ryan Wood have the latest from Lambeau:
The Titletown District is slowly springing to life:
Both teams are preparing for “historic” cold. This is projected to be the coldest game ever played in the history of the Bears franchise.
Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has some thoughts about the group he inherited:
NFL Network has put together a preview of this Sunday’s matchup:
In case you missed it, Aaron Rodgers was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for the 14th time:
I appeared on the Acme Packing Company podcast to preview the game and look at the rest of the Packers season:
A long time Packers assistant to Lombardi and Starr has passed away: