Packers traded quarterback Aaron Rodgers to the Jets, raising hopes for Bears fans.
Bears anticipated not facing Rodgers often after the trade.
Bears might host Rodgers at Soldier Field next season if certain conditions are met.
AFC East's same-place finisher will play the Bears next season—currently, the Patriots are in that position.
If Bears surpass the Packers or Jets fall behind the Patriots, Rodgers could play in Chicago.
Rodgers suffered an Achilles injury in the Jets' season opener.
The injury affected the Jets' Super Bowl aspirations.
Rodgers aims to return to play by late December.
As of now, it looks like Rodgers will play at Lambeau Field next season.
The potential face-off between Rodgers and the Bears remains an exciting prospect for fans.