Packers QB Aaron Rodgers expected to play vs. Vikings
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By Zach Kruse

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is expected to start on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network and Adam Schefter of ESPN are both reporting Rodgers is planning to fight through a knee sprain and play against the Vikings:

Rodgers injured his knee in the first half of the Packers’ season opener against the Chicago Bears. He returned and led the Packers back from 20 points down, throwing three second-half touchdown passes to steal away a win.

This week, Rodgers missed practice Wednesday and Thursday but participated in some capacity on Saturday.

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According to Schefter, Rodgers has no ligament damage in his knee, but he’s dealing with a “unique injury” that could take a month or two to fully heal.

The Packers host the Vikings at noon at Lambeau Field.



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