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Although favoring his left leg in the second half, Rodgers completed 17-of-23 passes for 273 yards and three touchdowns to key the improbable victory.

On their first series of the second half, Rodgers returned to the field for Green Bay, leading a drive that would result in a field goal for the Packers' first points of the night.

As if the Packers' home opener weren't off to a rough enough start before Rodgers' injury, the offense was booed off the field just two minutes into the second quarter after a third straight punt. On the following drive, Mack got on the board for the first time as a Bear as he intercepted Kizer, who was under heavy pressure from Robertson-Harris, and returned it 27 yards for the touchdown to make it 17-0.

The 2018 NFL football season's first full day concludes with a huge NFC North battle between the Chicago Bears and Green Packers on NBC Sunday Night Football. He also ran for 32 yards on seven carries, including a 2-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

"I think I was just coming on the back side, and, I mean, I'm really kind of beating myself up over that", Matthews said. His performance was worthy of the heavy price tag that came with his six-year, $141 million contract.

"This will definitely go down as one my favorite memories, especially in this rivalry", Rodgers said. We just have to go back to work and figure it out.

Rodgers injured his knee midway through the second quarter after going down on a sack. They took their first drive right down the field and were up 20-0 early into the third quarter.

The Packers used anywhere from one to three defensive linemen in their pass-rush packages, while Blake Martinez was the only inside linebacker on the field throughout most of the game. If that happens, the Raiders are going to look even worse than they do now.

The Packers will lean one again on Aaron Rodgers to lead them into the postseason.

This is the LAST news any fan of the Green Bay Packers - or of lovely, fantastic football - would ever want to hear.

Said Rodgers, "To me it's a no-brainer". "But you want to win these games".

But it would be stunning to think Rodgers wouldn't want to get after it next week, even against the team that in essence ended his season past year and won the division at Green Bay's expense. No other player on the Packers roster produced more than 25 receiving yards.

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