And if we've learned anything from Rodgers, it's that he always feels like he has something to prove, even if he's still one of the NFL's best quarterbacks. Updates with Rodgers returning.
The pass rusher extraordinaire came up with a fabulous pick-six of DeShone Kizer, in for the injured Aaron Rodgers, running around and through Green Bay Packers players en route to the end zone. The Packers listed him as questionable at halftime, but minutes later he was back on the field throwing warmup tosses.
Rodgers was hurt in the second quarter against the Chicago Bears on Sunday night after slipping to the turf while under pressure from linebacker Khalil Mack and defensive lineman Roy Robertson-Harris.
Kickoff between the Bears and Packers comes at 7:20 p.m. CT from Lambeau Field. Rodgers grabbed at his leg, tried to get back up, and went back down again before he was finally able to limp off the field and into the blue medical tent on the sidelines. He appeared to reach down for the back of his left leg.
Kizer replaced Rodgers on Green Bay's next drive.
Aaron Rodgers returned to the second half of Sunday's Packers-Bears game after leaving the field on a cart with a knee injury.
Rodgers, who missed nine games last season because of a broken collarbone, recently signed a record four-year, $134 million extension with $100 million in guarantees.