The race for the NFC North looks like it will go down to the final week of the regular season.
Right now the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears sit at the top of the division with records of 7-6, Detroit having the tie-breaker. Green Bay happens to be only a half game out of a three way tie for first place despite losing Aaron Rodgers for the period of time they did.
Aaron Rodgers still hasn’t been cleared to play, but Packers coach Mike McCarthy did not rule him out this weekend.
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) December 12, 2013
They are coming off a huge come from behind victory over Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons, a game that looked as if it was going to be dominated by Atlanta. Green Bay didn’t give up, which resulted in a 22-21 victory in hopes of an Aaron Rodgers return in Week 15.
According to SportsCenters Twitter account, starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers hasn’t been medically cleared to play just yet and will be re-evaluated on Friday.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy says QB Aaron Rodgers has NOT been medically cleared to return. He will be re-evaluated Friday.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 12, 2013