How each division rival made life easier on the Packers this offseason

Green Bay can take solace in their rivals' missteps.
Green Bay Packers, Jordan Love
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The Bears didn't address their pass rush as much as they should have

Had the Bears not traded for Montez Sweat last season, they would be in a world of trouble at defensive end. Sweat presents the only legitimate pass rusher on that roster. Next up would be DeMarcus Walker, who came up with just 3.5 sacks last year.

Beyond Walker, the Bears have veteran Dominique Robinson and a rookie fifth-round pick, Austin Booker. Chicago was second-to-last in sacks last season as a team, with just 30 (Carolina was dead last at 27). Again, this division is going to see some good quarterback play, and the Packers historically own the Bears. Let's be honest.

Jordan Love, once again, proved that fact last season, going 2-0 against Chicago with 561 passing yards, five touchdowns and zero interceptions. The Bears also only sacked him twice, total, between the two contests in 2023.

If Chicago wants to turn the tide against Green Bay, they should really focus on taking down a Packers quarterback, because that seems to be their best shot at doing so. And, to this point in the offseason, Chicago has not done enough at the defensive end position.