Aaron Rodgers returns to game after leaving with knee injury
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers came back in the third quarter Sunday when suffering a knee injury within the first half against the Bears and threw 3 touchdown passes to steer metropolis to an exciting 24-23 conclusion.
Rodgers seemed to get injured when Bears defensive finish Roy Robertson-Harris appeared to fall on Rodgers’ left knee after a second-quarter sack.The injury happened within the second quarter when Rodgers stayed down after a sack. Rodgers grabbed at his leg, tried to get back up, and went backtrack again before he was finally able to limp off the sphere and into the blue medical tent on the sidelines.
The Packers punted on succeeding play. when the Packers’ offense came back to the sphere, Rodgers emerged from the tent, however he got on a cart and headed back to the room. DeShone Kizer, the 2017 second-round pick of the Browns United Nations agency got listed to green bay within the offseason, took his place on the sphere.
Rodgers stood up, tried to place weight on his left leg so fragmented to the bottom.
The Packers quarterback finally walked off Lambeau Field underneath his own power.
After nearly ten minutes within the sideline examination tent, the team’s medical employees carted him to the room midway through the second quarter of the season opener against the Chicago Bears.
That’s the same knee within which Rodgers moulding his ACL in high school, associate injury that wasn’t surgically repaired till college.
As if the Packers’ home opener weren’t off to a rough enough begin before Rodgers’ injury, the offense was booed off the sphere simply 2 minutes into the second quarter when a 3rd straight punt.
Rodgers was 3-of-7 passing for thirteen yards and was ravaged double before going away the sport.
Former Cleveland Browns starter DeShone Kizer, United Nations agency went 0-15 as a initiate last season, replaced Rodgers with the Packers trailing 10-0.
Kizer’s 1st 2 series when Rodgers departed were calamitous — each thanks to the latest Bears defender, Khalil macintosh. macintosh finished Kizer’s 1st series with a strip-sack, as he ripped the ball out of the quarterback’s hands. Then he picked off a Kizer aerial and came back it twenty seven yards for a touchdown that gave the Bears a 17-0 lead.
Kizer’s interception was his twenty third since the beginning of last season. No different quarterback has twenty interceptions in this span, per ESPN Stats .
It was 10-0 once Rodgers left the sport. it had been 20-0 as he came back.
The Packers listed Rodgers’ backup last season, Brett Hundley, to the Seattle Seahawks last month for a sixth-round decide. Hundley started 9 games — and won solely 3 — last season when Rodgers stone-broke his right clavicle.
In the first quarter, Rodgers completed only one of 4 passes for seven yards, his fewest completions within the half-moon since he didn’t complete a pass in Week seventeen of the 2014 season at the Motown Lions.
Late last month, Rodgers signed a record four-year, $134 million contract extension