However, he returned to inspire Green Bay to a dramatic 24-23 win. The Packers quarterback said he didn't take any meds on Sunday night and that the only reason he was able to finish the game with the Bears was through sheer adrenaline. He announced his arrival by throwing four touchdowns in a victory.
NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Favre has admitted he initially feared the worst.
"Yeah. He walks on water so I'm sure he's going to play", Zimmer said Wednesday.More news: England captain Harry Kane to be rested for Switzerland friendly
"But there was a part of me that said: 'It's gone a little too well for Chicago at this point, and everyone's kind of, you know, striking up the band and there's still a lot of football left'". "Had a good week last week, had a good start and we're just gonna build from there".
"I mean damn, what else can you say?"
Rodgers met the media after receiving treatment during practice at the Don Hutson Center adjacent to Lambeau Field.More news: Anonymous Rams defender said Derek Carr was 'scared to take shots'
Rodgers has played before with an injured left knee.
While speaking to reporters ahead of Wednesday's workout, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said his quarterback will rehab rather than practice as the team continues to monitor his "day-to-day" status and determine his availability for Week 2.
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He described how he was cleared to play by the team doctor at halftime against the Bears so long as he could "deal with the pain".