Night net On the night the Packers celebrated their never-injured former quarterback, Brett Favre, they got a big injury scare with their current QB.Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay dodged a season-changing
bullet in Thursday's Thanksgiving home game against Chicago, which was a lot closer than expected. MORE: Best Brett Favre stories you've never heard | Packers retire Brett Favre's No. 4 at halftime vs. BearsRodgers was banged up after scooping up the ball off the wet Lambeau Field turf with about 5:00 left in the third quarter. While being brought down by Bears pass rushers Lamarr Houston and Willie Young, it appeared that Houston's helmet caught the left non-throwing arm of Rodgers. Rodgers was put in that position by an errant third-and-15 shotgun snap from backup center J.C. Tretter, a play that resulted in a 14-yard loss. It also caused Rodgers to drop a family-unfriendly expletive.Rodgers was seen favoring his elbow and wrist while running over to seek medical attention on the sideline. He was able to return to action in the Packers' next series, but with his team down 17-13 in the fourth quarter. He even threw an uncharacteristic fourth quarter interception. Still, just in seeing Rodgers return, Green Bay fans could enjoy a collective sigh of relief, rather than a lot more cursing.