Rodgers returns after scary injury, leads Packers to victory


"Aaron Rodgers was remarkable".

It was Green Bay's largest fourth-quarter comeback win in franchise history.

"I don't think it looked like a win for a good portion of that 60 minutes", said Rodgers, who finished 20-of-30 passing for 286 yards and three touchdowns.

Khalil Mack's 27-yard interception return for a touchdown lifted the Bears to a 17-0 lead at halftime.

It was Rodgers' first regular-season game back at Lambeau Field since last September 28 against the Bears. But as this touchdown pass will show, there's nothing wrong with his arm. Was it the lack of the entire team's preparation in the exhibition slate that allowed the Packers to dominate the second half, storming back from a 20-0 deficit to lead 24-23 with three minutes to play?

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With the Lambeau Field crowd back in the game, Trubisky and the Bears were able to convert three third downs and got down to the Packers' 14-yard line before having to settle for another Parkey field goal to make it 26 20. Until then, relive tonight's madness with the top reactions of the night by way of your trusty Twitter community. Assuming the Packers would have had to pay Mack in the same neighborhood of what the Bears signed him for, the Packers would have been allocating about a quarter of their team salary to two players.

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Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers hits WR Davante Adams for a 51-yard catch and run during the Week 1 matchup with the Chicago Bears. What happened next might go down in Packers' lore as the "Cart Comeback" game. "We'll do tests [Monday], and you'll get a better answer Wednesday when I talk". Backup DeShone Kizer jogged onto the field with Green Bay trailing 10-0. Quarterback Mitch Trubisky and coach Matt Nagy will be blamed for the loss, but the Bears' defense broke down after Rodgers returned in the second half.

Oh, and one of those incompletions came on a throwaway to run out the clock at the end of the game. Green Bay fans have to hope that Rogers stays on the field and doesn't suffer an early broken collarbone injury like he did last season.