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Aaron Rodgers carted off with injury just two quarters into Packers' season opener

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers reacts after throwing a touchdown pass to Randall Cobb #18 during the fourth quarter of a game against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field on September 9, 2018 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Green Bay also got big stops on defense, including a late field goal stand and the game-clinching sack on fourth down from Nick Perry after Rodgers and Cobb put the Packers up by a point late in the fourth quarter.

In Sunday's other games, five-time Super Bowl victor Tom Brady showed no sign of age catching up with him as the 41-year-old threw three touchdown passes for the New England Patriots who beat the Houston Texans and their returning defensive star JJ Watt 27-20. But contract talks never got going, and so Mack was shipped off for the best offer out there.

They were just good enough to get beat. And obviously wasn't going to show up for the season.

"I'm playing next week", he said.

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Nagy said he isn't anxious that there will be any lingering adverse effect on Fuller, and his exceptional play past year would indicate the same. "That's what I love about him". On the next drive, the quarterback churned up 60 yards in nine plays as Cody Parkey finished the drive with a field goal to make it 10-0. Rodgers demonstrated once more than having an otherworldly quarterback is more important than anything else.

He started quietly, getting 42 yards on his first drive back to set up Mason Crosby's 42-yard field goal to get the Packers on the board.

The "New" Playbook: With all that transpired Sunday night, it can be easy to forget that the Packers' offense was pretty gross early on.

I'm not sure what the exact right balance is between helping Rodgers and letting his full arsenal of talents be unleashed, but I know the Packers haven't quite found it in recent years.

The more you see it the better it gets and, despite it not being enough to salvage something from the game, it could be a star partnership in the making in San Francisco.

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