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NFL Insider Has New Injury Update For 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 had not practiced all week in the lead-up to Sunday's big game against the Minnesota Vikings. That changed today.

The superstar quarterback is listed as questionable heading into the game. Apparently the practice doesn't really change that.

From NFL Network's Tom Pelissero:

Earlier in the week, head coach Mike McCarthy said that he'd be comfortable playing Aaron Rodgers even if he didn't practice Saturday.

Today's decision doesn't guarantee that Rodgers will play. However, Packer fans have to feel pretty good about it.

Rodgers suffered what is being called a sprained knee during the Week 1 game against the Bears on Sunday night.

He was carted off the field, and the Packers' season looked like it might be going with him. Instead, Rodgers returned in the third quarter, and engineered a comeback to win the game 24-23, after Green Bay trailed 20-0.

He'll face another ferocious defense in the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. If he isn't able to move around well, it could be a rough day, if Rodgers is healthy enough to go, the Packers have a chance against any team.