Rodgers returns from injury, leads incredible comeback over Bears

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The second was a 12-yard scoring toss to Davante Adams to make it 20-17.

The Packers' defence, in new co-ordinator Mike Pettine's first game, held the Bears to two field goals in the second half. A game in which the Bears dominated the first 30 minutes was ruthlessly turned on its head by Rodgers, who returned for the second half after leaving the game with a knee injury in the second quarter.

He started quietly, getting 42 yards on his first drive back to set up Mason Crosby's 42-yard field goal to get the Packers on the board.

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After running 19 plays for 146 yards in the first quarter, the Bears managed just six yards on 10 plays in the second quarter. It marks the fifth-straight time the Bears have lost to the Packers and the fifth-straight opening game loss for the team. But Rodgers was ruthlessly effective in the second half, while the Bears' offense sputtered until a 14-play, 61-yard drive - that, crucially, ended with a Cody Parkey field goal when Mitch Trubisky couldn't convert a third-and-one in the red zone. Vic Fangio's defense had no answers for Rodgers in the second half, and after he returned he completed 17 of 22 passes for 273 yards with two touchdowns.

In the fourth quarter, Rodgers led three touchdown drives.

Probably the worst possible thing that could've happened to the Green Bay Packers happened Sunday night. He ran 64 yards after the catch for a 75-yard go-ahead touchdown with 2:13 left.

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That gave the Packers a chance to rally, and Rodgers took advantage of the opportunity. Sure enough, Rodgers took the field with the offense for their first series.

Rodgers was hurt in the second quarter against the Chicago Bears on Sunday night after slipping to the turf while under pressure from linebacker Khalil Mack and defensive lineman Roy Robertson-Harris. But the offense was stalled again on fourth down as a sack-fumble put an end to a nightmare game that started like a dream.

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