Rodgers returns from injury, Packers beat Bears 24-23


The hobbling two-time NFL MVP threw three touchdown passes in the second half after returning from injury, and the Green Bay Packers overcame a 20-point deficit for a thrilling 24-23 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday night.

Rodgers exited the game in the first half after hurting his knee but returned to start the second. Some were questioning why the Green Bay Packers made Rodgers the highest paid QB in National Football League history before the season, and on Sunday, he proved why they did.

The former NASCAR and IndyCar driver sat up in box seats on Sunday night at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. The Bears went up 20-0 in the first half. He simply wanted to be paid like one of the best players in the game.

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"The same thing that's happening to him is going to happen to all of them and they should have had his back and they can never win a Super Bowl with that type of offensive line". That's what we said in the huddle: 'We've got to make some plays.' [Allison] had a great catch. "When you do that, you are happier, and you are probably more successful because you really enjoy it". And then Randall ran about 80 yards for a touchdown.

It was Rodgers' first regular-season home game since September 28 against the Bears.

Garoppolo performed Houdini-like escapology before tossing the ball into the end zone for a scampering Pettis to just grab the ball with his finger tips and crucially get both feet in bounds.