Packers QB Aaron Rodgers leaves field on cart during season opener

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers leaves field on cart during season opener

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers leaves field on cart during season opener

Rodgers left for the locker room riding in the passenger seat of a cart.

DeShone Kizer took over for Rodgers, as Packers fans held their breath waiting for some more definitive information on the franchise 34-year-old quarterback.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers left Lambeau Field on a cart after sustaining an injury during the first half of the season opener Sunday night at Lambeau Field. The Packers listed him as questionable at halftime, but minutes later he was back on the field throwing warmup tosses.

Rodgers was in obvious pain after taking a sack in the second quarter.

He returned for the Packers' first drive of the third quarter, with 9:10 left.

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Rodgers was hurt in the second quarter after slipping to the turf while under pressure from linebacker Khalil Mack and defensive lineman Roy Robertson-Harris.

Jakeem Grant scored on a tiebreaking 102-yard kickoff return with 14 minutes to go, and the Miami Dolphins overcame two weather delays to win the longest game since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger, beating the Tennessee Titans 27-20 Sunday.

According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, Rodgers is now deemed questionable to return to the game, which is enough update to comfort the legion of anxious Packers fans who saw the quarterback getting carted into the locker just before the end of the first half.

That came shortly after Mack had done this to Kizer, in for the injured Aaron Rodgers. He was limited to seven games in 2017 because of a collarbone injury.

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