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Mike McCarthy Issues Aaron Rodgers Update Ahead Of Game At Washington

Aaron Rodgers in the huddle with his teammates.

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 08: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers huddles with his team at AT&T Stadium on October 8, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

He played through it in Weeks 1 and 2, but the Aaron Rodgers injury remains an issue. Just Thursday, the Packers quarterback expressed concern that the knee injury could get worse by playing on it.

It sounds like he'll be out there once again, when Green Bay travels to Washington for the season's first road game.

Last week, Rodgers sat out up until Saturday's final practice of the week. He played pretty well against a tough Minnesota Vikings defense in what wound up as a tie at Lambeau Field.

Head coach Mike McCarthy says that the Aaron Rodgers injury is being handled the same way this week.

Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writer Jim Owczarski:

That's a good sign for Rodgers' availability for Sunday, obviously. It is unclear how much different his knee is feeling, or if he will be more mobile.

Rodgers took an awkward hit in the season opener against the Bears, and was carted off the field. At the time, it looked like it might be the end of the season for the former MVP.

Instead, he returned to the game, and heroically led the Packers back from a 20-0 deficit to win the game.

Last week, he wasn't on his 'A' game, but still threw for 281 yards and a touchdown against one of the best defenses in the NFL.

The Packers are currently a 2.5 or three-point favorite at most sportsbooks, according to OddsShark. Sunday's game in the DMV is slated for a 1 p.m. start.