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Major Injury Update For Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

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 heads into the second week of the 2018 NFL regular season with some uncertainty, as it's still unclear if the Green Bay Packers' star quarterback will be starting against the Minnesota Vikings.

Rodgers, who led the Packers to a crazy comeback win over the Bears last Sunday night, is still nursing an injured knee. Here's the latest on the injury and what the plan is for Rodgers moving forward.

NFL Network insiders Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero reported early this morning that Rodgers, barring a setback before kickoff, will be starting.

"Absent a setback, Packers QB Aaron Rodgers will start today vs the Vikings, sources tell me and Tom Pelissero. He’s still sore and swollen because of a sprained knee, but sounded like practice Saturday impressed everyone. Should be good to go," he tweeted.

ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter adds that Rodgers is dealing with a knee injury that could limit him for two months, however he intends to play through it all. The Packers quarterback has no ligament damage, though. "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 tweeted.

Rodgers and the Packers are set to kick off against the Vikings at 1 p.m. E.T. The game, taking place at Lambeau Field, will be televised on FOX.