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2017 Schedule
7-6, 2nd in NFC North
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4hRob Demovsky

Rodgers: Not back to save Packers' season

Aaron Rodgers knows the Packers have little room for error if they seek a playoff spot, but the quarterback said he is back to play "the way I know how to play," not to salvage the season.

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Paul George Returns to Indianapolis

Michael Smith and Jemele Hill discuss the returns of Aaron Rodgers to the Packers and Paul George to Indy. Plus, a preview of Steelers/Patriots and Scottie Pippen stops by!

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Jason Wilde, Packers Reporter

Jason joins Homer and Gabe to share his thoughts on the return of Aaron Rodgers and how the team will fare against the Panthers.

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Polian on Packers: 'That's a powerful offense now' (0:40)
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Rodgers embracing high expectations (0:39)

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Demetri Goodson was limited in practice. With Davon House likely out, Packers might need him this week. Here's the full injury report:

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Rodgers: "I'm not coming back to save this team. I'm coming back to play quarterback the way I know how to play. Hopefully we all raise our level of play."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Jordy Nelson watching everyone else watch Aaron Rodgers, who is back as the No. 1 quarterback.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Three Packers not practicing: CB Davon House (back/shoulder) LB Jake Ryan (unknown injury) S Josh Jones (personal matter)

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Perry (foot/shoulder) and Demetri Goodson (hamstring) both returned to practice.

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McCarthy: Rodgers is 'preparing to play' (0:30)

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers coach Mike McCarthy on Rodgers' return at the earliest possible date: "I think it speaks to Aaron and what he's done through the rehab phase. HE was able to clear each hurdle earlier than the norm. His rehab process was very fluid, very clean."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The next step for Aaron Rodgers: "Preparing to play this week," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. "He's been preparing himself for this moment, and it's kind of a normal Wednesday for us this time of the year."

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Jason Wilde, Packers reporter

Packers reporter Jason Wilde discusses the return of Aaron Rodgers and the decision-making process that went into his clearance with Bryan Dee and Dan Needles.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Rodgers technically can't be added to the 53-man roster until Friday -- eight weeks after he was placed on IR. That won't impact his preparation for Sunday's game at Carolina, however. He's been practicing for more than a week.

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

With news of Aaron Rodgers' return, the Green Bay Packers went from 40-1 to 20-1 to win the Super Bowl and 20-1 to 10-1 to win the NFC at Westgate LV SuperBook.

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

With news of Aaron Rodgers' return, the Green Bay Packers went from 40-1 to 20-1 to win the Super Bowl and 20-1 to 10-1 to win the NFC.

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Stephen A. not expecting Rodgers to be 'spectacular' (1:41)
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Should Rodgers risk re-injury this season? (1:54)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

With Aaron Rodgers back, FPI now gives the Packers a 9.2% chance of reaching the playoffs.

Team Stats

Passing Yards201.824th
Rushing Yards106.817th
Points For21.9Tied-17th
Points Against23.219th