It's easy to overreact to one big game, but the NFL reacted to a big first half of football from the Bears on Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers. The Green Bay Packers pulled off an unbelievable comeback win over the Chicago Bears despite heading into the fourth quarter down 17 points.
Mack accomplished all that in the second quarter alone. He left the field on a cart, and a hush fell over Lambeau Field. Second-year quarterback Deshone Kizer took the field to lead the Packers offense in Rodgers' absence.
Aaron Rodgers led the Packers back from a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter. He had heavy pressure on Rodgers early in the second quarter which resulted in a sack by Roy Robertson-Harris. He also caught five passes on five targets for 25 yards.
"I've talked with one of our guys on the staff at times about whether or not they believe in momentum in the game". The look on his face was not promising for fans hoping for his return.
Rodgers said he would undergo additional tests on Monday, but "as long as there are no major issues, I'll keep playing". Well, we take that back. But even on one leg, Rodgers is still one of the best quarterbacks in the world, as he proved on Sunday night.
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In the end, though, none of Mack's exploits mattered, as the Packers, behind Rodgers' heroics, pulled off a 24-23 come-from-behind victory after being held scoreless by Chicago in the first half. But as he showed against the Packers, it was well worth it.
The Geronimo Allison drive - four catches including a 39-yarder for a touchdown - made it a game.
It was night and day between the first- and second-half offenses of both teams.
But after the break, the two teams switched roles and Rodgers did what only a player of his caliber can do.
"I was really impressed with how he commanded the huddle and extended plays", Nagy said of Trubisky who, after a hot start, cooled off and finished with a 77.2 passer rating, completing 23 of 35 passes for 171 yards.
Adams had 63 of his 88 yards on the Packers' second touchdown drive.