Backup DeShone Kizer, who was set to finish Sunday night's game before the coaching staff found out near the end of halftime that Rodgers was cleared to play, will get some extra time to work with the starters in case he's needed this week.
It's not a setback, McCarthy said, and Rodgers' injury is still being dealt with on a day-by-day basis. "You have players in different categories".
Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers reacts after throwing a touchdown pass to Randall Cobb #18 during the fourth quarter of a game against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field on September 9, 2018 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Rodgers is considered day to day with his knee injury. He said feel "a little better every day".
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Aaron Rodgers' girlfriend, Danica Patrick , took in her first regular season Green Bay Packers game on Sunday night. He was limited to seven games in 2017 because of a collarbone injury.
Rodgers called his injury a "sprained knee" on Wednesday. "We'll take it day by day and learn as we go".
Mostly, we just want to see him pull of some more QB wizardry this season.
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The Packers are slated to host the Vikings at 1 p.m. ET Sunday. "A lot of adrenaline Sunday night and obviously, it's pretty sore the last three days".