Raiders' Gruden: 'Obviously, Khalil Mack didn't want to play here'

Packers make WR Trevor Davis LB Oren Burks inactive vs. Bears

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

Kizer was the Packers' quarterback for two series and produced two of the most embarrassing turnovers I've ever seen. Mack did appear to look a bit tired in the second half, but his lack of impact is more likely because of the Packers emphasis on releasing the ball quickly before the Bears could get any pressure on their injured quarterback. However, I was wrong, and Rodgers returned for the second half but had to wait for nearly six minutes before he could take the field.

He initially tried to get up, then went back down, and was attended to by trainers.

Despite a gloomy outlook at the time of his injury, Rodgers came back into the game on the Packers' first drive of the second half.

But seeing Mack almost chase down receiver Randall Cobb on his 75-yard touchdown stood out to Staley.

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.

We saw what Mack did for the Bears on Sunday night, but just imagine what he could do if on the same front as Donald, Suh and Michael Brockers.

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"Obviously, Khalil Mack didn't want to play here", Gruden said. He started by sacking Packers backup quarterback DeShone Kizer after Mack missed.

Later Rodgers said his playing status would be more clear later in the week.

Rodgers, teary-eyed as he talked about the comeback for the ages, explained that, yes, he has a knee injury but, no, he didn't let it stop him from returning to the game on Sunday night.

The Packers plan to run more tests on their QB on Monday, though Rodgers seems to think his availability for next week's game against Minnesota is a foregone conclusion.

Mitchell Trubisky was 23 of 35 for 171 yards.

"We were running the ball well", Trubisky said.

After scoring a touchdown and a field goal on its first two possessions, the Bears offense was held to two field goals on its final eight drives. We may not get an answer in this game if the Rams' defense is as good as we expect, but we should at least get a clue as to how they will be used.

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