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Rodgers continues to nurse a knee injury he suffered during last Sunday's game against the Bears.

The Vikings are fully expecting quarterback Aaron Rodgers to suit up for the Packers in Week 2 after spraining his knee in Week 1 against the Bears. On a conference call with the Green Bay media, to questions about Rodgers' status he responded, "He walks on water so I'm sure he's gonna play".

Instead, he did rehab work on the side and extensive exercises with the medical staff inside the stadium.

Rodgers echoed McCarthy on taking it on a day by day basis and revealed he didn't take pain medications Sunday night.

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There hasn't been any evident discussion on Rodgers wearing a brace, but he said that there are certainly options available and that they'll make a decision on that later in the week. The 14-year veteran said he does not need to practice to play.

It'll be interesting to see how the Vikings play Rodgers.

"Haven't even thought about that", Rodgers said when asked if he had confidence in Kizer if the backup needed to start.

"Obviously there's the hope of playing", McCarthy said. "So, we'll see what tomorrow brings". "We'll give him the whole week to get ready". Just because Rodgers is in the rehab group that doesn't mean it's a setback.

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