Packers: Three takeaways from Week 1 victory over Bears

Tyler Owen
September 11, 2018

The Packers were down by 17 points entering the fourth and final frame, and Rodgers simply took over.

McCarthy wouldn't offer a timeline as to when the Packers might learn more about Rodgers' injury. Chicago went up 10-0 on a Cody Parkey field goal to start the second quarter. He completed 20 of 30 passes for 286 yards and three touchdowns against the Bears.

Bears pass rusher Khalil Mack, not Rodgers, was the best player on the field in the first half.

Zimmer said he hadn't seen Rodgers' postgame declaration, cracking, "I don't have a TV, so I didn't watch it".

And while most had their eyes on the remarkable comeback of Packers' quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who returned to the game after an apparent knee injury, others had their eyes centered on his girlfriend Danica Patrick.

ESPN's Josina Anderson, however, was able to get a little bit of information out of someone in Green Bay or close to Rodgers. Even with only one healthy knee, Rodgers insists he's playing next week.

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Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. "It was not a tennis match at the end". And he revealed afterwards that he had felt a sharp pain in his knee as early as the fifth game.

That's a huge game in the division, of course, so Green Bay will take every edge it can get by keeping the Vikings guessing.

Mike Pettine: I don't want to overplay the performance of the Packers' defense Sunday night simply because they won.

"I told the guys at halftime, I said, 'If you shut 'em out, we're gonna win, ' " Rodgers said.

An offensive-minded coach, Nagy had the aggressive Bears' offense pushing the Packers around the field in the first half.

Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill had an incredible day against the Chargers and became just the third man ever to have a 50+ yard touchdown catch and 90+ yard punt return touchdown. "DeShone and I are with him a lot in the [indoor practice field] making sure we know the game plan and we're comfortable with it".

Packers: Host the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

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