Packers' Aaron Rodgers returns after knee injury

Packers' Aaron Rodgers returns after knee injury

DeShone Kizer, who the Packers acquired via trade with the Cleveland Browns back in March, is the only other active quarterback on the roster.

On a third-down play, Rodgers dropped back to throw but quickly hit the deck with the Bears' pass rushers closing in. The Packers had announced at halftime that Rodgers was questionable to return.

Aaron Rodgers injured his left knee on a sack by Bears DE Roy Robertson-Harris midway through the second quarter Sunday night but returned to begin the second half after leaving the field on a cart. He appeared to reach down for the back of his left leg.

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The Bears went through a roster overhaul throughout the offseason, including their headline-grabbing acquisition of former NFL Defensive Player of the Year Khalil Mack from the Oakland Raiders.

Both are expected to play around 20 to 30 snaps in Green Bay as the team works with caution, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Aaron Rodgers was carted off the field in Sunday night's game against the Chicago Bears after landing awkwardly on his knee, a potentially huge blow for a team that has traditionally struggled without their franchise quarterback. He missed nine games last season with a broken right collarbone, preceding Green Bay going 7-9 and missing the playoffs for the first time in nine seasons.

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