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Photo Shows The Knee Brace Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Is Wearing

A closeup of Aaron Rodgers in his Green Bay Packers helmet

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 15: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers warms up before a game against the Minnesota Vikings on October 15, 2017 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Aaron Rodgers will be playing against the Minnesota Vikings today, but the Green Bay Packers' star quarterback doesn't appear to be close to 100 percent.

Rodgers, who suffered a knee injury in the first half of the Packers' Week 1 win over the Chicago Bears, is still dealing with that knee injury. Reports suggest that it's something that will take several weeks to heal.

The Packers' star quarterback will be playing today with a sizable brace on his knee. Photos of that brace have started to emerge on social media as Rodgers takes the field.

NFL insider Jay Glazer had more on Rodgers' "unusual" injury. It's an injury that would sideline most normal people for quite a while, but not Rodgers.

"Aaron Rodgers has type of a deep bone bruise (along w ligament strain) that would keep “normal” people out for a while. Deep bone bruises cause an awful lot of pain and swelling and he and Packers will have to monitor throughout game. Wearing brace on knee today," he reports.

This backs up what Adam Schefter had reported. The ESPN NFL insider reported this morning that Rodgers would be playing through a knee injury that featured no ligament tearing, but there's still significant pain, and it probably isn't going away anytime soon. "Aaron Rodgers has no ligament damage in his knee but his injury could take up to two months to heal, per sources. For now, he will try to play through the pain," he reports. Here's another look at that brace on Rodgers' left knee:

Rodgers and the Packers are set to kick off at 1 p.m. E.T. in a major NFC North game against Minnesota.