Packers QB Rodgers returns to game after knee injury

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is tended to by the training staff after being injured during the second quarter of their game against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field.Photo Credit: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-USA TODAY NETWORK
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned to the field in the third quarter after limping off the field with 9:12 remaining in the second quarter of Sunday night's game against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field after taking a sack.

On a third-and-9 play, Bears outside linebacker Khalil Mack applied pressure from the right side and defensive end Roy Robertson-Harris came up the middle. Robertson-Harris sacked Rodgers and fell on Rodgers' left leg. Mack, acquired in a trade from the Oakland Raiders last week, was dominant in the first half with a fumble recovery and in interception for a touchdown.

Rodgers was on the ground before getting helped off the field. He was in the medical tent while the Bears ran their next series and was carted back to the locker room as the Packers regained possession.

Rodgers completed 3 of 7 passes for 13 yards before being replaced by DeShone Kizer. The Packers trailed 10-0 when Rodgers left the game and were down 20-0 when he returned.