National Football League notebook: Rodgers leaves with leg injury

National Football League notebook: Rodgers leaves with leg injury

National Football League notebook: Rodgers leaves with leg injury

Mack, less than a half into his Bears tenure, had just sauntered into the end zone after intercepting DeShone Kizer.

Green Bay acquired five-time Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham from the Seattle Seahawks to bolster their offence and although snaps have been limited between him and their franchise quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Packers are hopeful this will be a productive relationship.

Rodgers left for the locker room riding in the passenger seat of a cart.

Chao added that Rodgers may just be heading to the locker room for precautionary X-Rays, and said the Packers quarterback could still return with a brace on his knee.

Rodgers got sacked early in the second quarter and had to be helped up after clutching his left leg. The Packers were trailing 20-0.

Rodgers initially remained down on the field where he was attended to by trainers before walking gingerly off the field and entering the medical tent. He has thrown an interception returned for a 27-yard touchdown by Bears linebacker Khalil Mack.

The Green Bay Packers, a legitimate Super Bowl contender, almost suffered a devastating blow less than one half into their new season when Aaron Rodgers suffered a knee injury, left the game, and was questionable to return to the Packers' season opener against the Bears.

That came shortly after Mack had done this to Kizer, in for the injured Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers also missed seven games in 2013 after suffering a broken collarbone.

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