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NFC North Rundown: 2020 season kicks off with two divisional clashes

Green Bay heads to Minnesota, while Chicago travels to Detroit in Week 1 of the regular season.

Green Bay Packers v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

Kickoff of the NFL regular season is upon us! And as the Green Bay Packers gear up for opening week, they do so with an eye on a divisional opponent.

The NFC North will feature a pair of intra-division matchups in Week 1, with the Packers and Chicago Bears traveling to crowd-less domes. With announcements over the weekend, each team’s starting quarterback is now set for Sunday’s action, as are the 53-man rosters of all teams.

Today’s rundown features a look at those final rosters, including a noteworthy post-cuts signing in Detroit and a restructured Minnesota secondary.

Minnesota Vikings

Vikings 53-man roster after final cuts made

Here is a visual version of Minnesota’s final roster following Saturday’s cut down.

Vikings counting on NFL’s youngest group of corners in retooled defense

At 23 years of age, Mike Hughes is the oldest cornerback on the Vikings’ roster, which went through a major shuffling over the course of the offseason.

Ex-Eden Prairie star Ryan Connelly calls it a ‘miracle’ Vikings claiming him off waivers from Giants

The former Wisconsin Badgers linebacker landed with his hometown team over the weekend.


Detroit Lions

Lions 53-man roster list after final cuts made

This is how Detroit’s initial roster shaped up over a weekend filled with a high volume of transactions.

Detroit Lions sign Adrian Peterson. Here’s what it means for the other running backs

After torturing the division for years as a member of the Vikings, Peterson is back in the division wearing new colors and with an opportunity to fill in if needed for a banged-up backfield.

Dan Orlovsky recalls true story of Detroit Lions play-caller falling asleep mid-game

The former Lions quarterback and now ESPN analyst shared notable stories of dysfunction while with Detroit, including a booth playcaller falling asleep while the team was on offense.


Chicago Bears

Chicago Bears announce their 2020 53-man roster

The Bears’ final roster included one former Packer on the offense line.

Matt Nagy officially tabs Mitchell Trubisky as Bears’ starting QB

After speculation throughout the summer about Trubisky and Nick Foles competing for the starting role, the former ultimately “won the job.”

Bears RB David Montgomery at practice, but status for season opener unknown

Three significant players sat out practice on Sunday, including Chicago’s anticipated starting running back.