It's no secret that the Chicago Bears have always had a rivalry going with the Green Bay Packers. The two storied programs fight it out every year in the NFC North division and this season is no different. The Bears recently trolled the Packers when naming their captains for their Week 6 matchup.
These names may surprise general NFL fans, but head coach Matt Nagy has been rotating captains every week since he was hired back in 2018. He names a captain from each phase of the game including offense, defense and special teams in order to give all players a chance to represent.
Bilal Nichols has been a solid run-stopper and Xavien Crawfrod is one of Chicago's best gunners, but naming Jimmy Graham a captain seems to be a subtle jab to the Packers. While Graham has only hauled in 1 reception this season for 11 yards, he did play for Green Bay before joining the Bears.
The veteran pass-catcher was a Packer from 2018 to 2019 before coming to Chicago. Of course, Nagy is going to do everything he can to throw off an opponent that is currently riding a four-game winning streak. The Packers have also won four consecutive games against the Bears.
Green Bay heads into this one as heavy 6-point road favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
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