Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes in the second half after returning from a knee injury, and the Green Bay Packers overcame a 20-point deficit for a thrilling 24-23 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday night.
The Bears had taken a 10-0 lead, scoring on their first two possessions on Trubisky's 2-yard touchdown run midway through the first quarter and Parkey's 26-yard field goal on the first play of the second period.More news: I'll be back coaching soon - Zidane amid Man United links
Whether the Packers are being a bit reckless in letting Rodgers back into a game in which the Packers have been unable to protect him is debatable, but we can all agree it's a great sign that Rodgers is deemed healthy enough to play. Mack's highlight of the night came when he intercepted Packers backup quarterback DeShone Kizer's pass in the second quarter and turned it into a touchdown.
The Chicago Bears got off to a hot start against the Green Bay Packers, racing out to a 17-0 lead at the end of the first half. "You can't have that, so we've got to put more pressure on the quarterback".
Meanwhile, Aaron Rodgers is fully healthy after playing in just seven games last season.More news: Swedish election: far right on course for sizeable gains in vote
Rodgers hasn't done much outside the pocket since returning, operating a no-huddle offense.
But once most of Nagy's best moves were visible in plain sight, Green Bay's new defensive coordinator Mike Pettine began to make adjustments and quarterback Mitch Trubisky was forced to focus more on avoiding big mistakes than setting off huge explosions.
Mack made a mincemeat out of Green Bay's offense in the first half. McCarthy and the Packers can learn a lot from their incredible comeback against the Bears. You want to come out and win these games. They took their first drive right down the field and were up 20-0 early into the third quarter. I'll bet Jon Gruden and his coaching staff stayed disciplined and mainly steered away from the televisions tonight, but the players were watching. We know they were watching.More news: Colin Kaepernick Thanks Two Dolphins Players For Kneeling Via Twitter