Game time: Sunday, Dec. 18, 1983, 1 p.m.
Stadium: Soldier Field, Chicago
Weather: 1 degrees, wind 13 mph, wind chill -17
Score: Chicago Bears 23, Green Bay Packers 21
Coach: Bart Starr
Season record: 8-8-0, 2nd NFC Central Division
Game notes: The lead changed four times as the rivals went back and forth, but the Bears came out on top with a 22-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to win. ... Packers quarterback Lynn Dickey went 10-30-262, throwing two touchdowns and running for a third. But he was intercepted four times and sacked four times. ... As usual, the Sweetness Walter Payton ran all over the Packers defense, racking up 148 yards on 30 rush attempts plus another 26 yards on three receptions. ... Secondary Bears running back Matt Suhey also had a big day, rushing for 71 yards on 12 attempts and adding 22 yards on three receptions. ... The Packers three running backs Jessi Clark, Harlan Huckleby and Mike Meade were mostly ineffective, putting together just 115 rushing yards combined.