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Packers S Adrian Amos was drafted by Chicago in 2015 and played with the Bears for four seasons (2015-18)… P Pat O’Donnell was drafted by Chicago in 2014 and played with the Bears for eight seasons (2014- 2021)…Packers players with ties to Illinois include: DL Dean Lowry (Rockford, Northwestern), G/T Royce Newman (Nashville) and TE Robert Tonyan (McHenry)…Bears OL Lucas Patrick played for the Packers for six seasons (2016-21)…Bears LB Jack Sanborn attended the University of Wisconsin from 2018-2021…Bears WR Equanimeous St. Brown was drafted by the Packers in the sixth round in 2018 and played for the team in 2018 and 2020-21…Bears DL Mike Pennel Jr. played for the Packers from 2014-2016…Packers offensive line coach Luke Butkus served as an offensive assistant/assistant offensive line coach for the Bears from 2007 to 2009 and was offensive line coach at the University of Illinois in 2012 and from 2016 to 18 …Butkus, who attended Bloom Trail High School (Chicago Heights, Ill.), was also signed as a rookie free agent by the Bears in 2002, and is the nephew of Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus… Packers defensive coordinator Joe Barry was born in Murphysboro, Illinois. …Packers tight ends coach John Dunn was a football assistant for the Bears in 2016 and an offensive assistant for the team in 2017…Packers defensive quality control coach Justin Hood was a graduate assistant at University of Illinois from 2013-14… Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy was with the Packers as offensive quality control coach from 2014-15, wide receivers coach from 2016-17, quarterbacks in 2019 and passing game coordinator/quarterbacks coach from 2020 to 21… Bears assistant tight ends coach Tim Zetts was an offensive quality control coach for Green Bay in 2021… Bears Control Coach Omar Young served as Green Bay’s offensive quality control coach from 2017-18… Packers head coach Matt LaFleur and Bears offensive line coach Chris Morgan together coached staff at Was h ington from 2011-13 and Atlanta from 2015-16… LaFleur also coached with Bears special teams coordinator Richard Hightower in Houston in 2008 and Washington from 2010-13… Packers special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia and the Bears head coach Matt Eberflus coached on staff together at Dallas from 2013-2017…Packers defensive coordinator Joe Barry and Bears defensive coordinator Alan Williams were on the staff together at Tampa Bay in 2001…The coach of the Packers defensive quality control Wendel Davis coached Bears LB Roquan Smith while serving as a defensive graduate assistant at Georgia during the 2016-17 seasons… Packers director of player personnel Lee Gissendaner played wide receiver at Northwestern from 1990 to 1993…Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy served as Northwestern’s athletic director from 2003 to 2007…Bears DE Robert Quinn and Packers WR Randall Cobb played together in Dallas in 2019…Quinn also played with the Packers WR Sammy Watkins for the Rams in 2017 while LaFleur was also with the Rams…Former col his legendary teammates include: Bears DB Eddie Jackson and Packers DL Jarran Reed (Alabama); Bears DL Angelo Blackson and Packers S Rudy Ford (Auburn); Bears RB David Montgomery and Packers WR Allen Lazard (Iowa State); Bears DB Jaylon Jones and Packers G/T Royce Newman (Mississippi); Bears QB Trevor Siemian and Packers DL Dean Lowry (Northwestern); Bears QB Justin Fields and Packers C/G Josh Myers (Ohio State); Bears DB Jaquan Brisker and Packers T Rasheed Walker (Penn State); Bears TE Trevon Wesco and Packers CB Rasul Douglas (West Virginia).

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