Even playing on one good leg, Aaron Rodgers is a special player. Undoubtedly, they are busy preparing for their game against the Rams on Monday night.
But to the 2018 season, this 24-23 victory meant everything.
Sunday Night Football is back and the showcase event sees the Chicago Bears face off against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field and Express Sport takes you though how to keep up with the action live.
A lot needs to go right for a team to come back from 20 points down with 20 minutes left.
Rodgers injured his knee midway through the second quarter after going down on a sack.
A gimpy Rodgers returned in the second half and finally figured out the Bears.
Don’t expect any of that to change Gruden or Reggie McKenzie’s way of thinking. “I just can’t tell you how proud I am with him”, coach Mike McCarthy said. Backup DeShone Kizer replaced Rodgers on Green Bay’s next drive. On the following drive, Rodgers delivered a strike to receiver Geronimo Allison, who beat Kyle Fuller to make a 39-yard touchdown catch to cut the lead to ten.
Adams had 63 of his 88 yards on the Packers’ second touchdown drive. The game was lost on that play.
Rodgers threw two quick incompletions, but on third down, he found Randall Cobb wide open in the middle of the field. Rodgers also missed seven games in 2013 after suffering a broken collarbone.
It was Green Bay’s largest fourth-quarter comeback win in franchise history.
The Packers will lean one again on Aaron Rodgers to lead them into the postseason.
The return of Rodgers somehow turned around what had been shoddy pass protection, which contributed to Rodgers’ injury in the first place.
Rodgers was in obvious pain after taking a sack in the second quarter.
Nineteen catches, 299 yards and three touchdowns.
Cody Parkey hit a 33-yard field goal to put the Bears up 20-0 early in the third quarter.