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Quarterback Aaron Rodgers has first game back after missing 7 gamesSubmitted: 12/18/2017

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RHINELANDER - Though the Packers lost against the Lions Sunday, some fans could see a silver lining.

Sunday was Quarterback Aaron Rodgers first game back after a collarbone injury caused him to miss the past seven games.


Dozens of fans watched the game today at Bucketheads in downtown Rhinelander.

While things weren't looking great for the Packers towards the end of the third quarter, at least one fan was still excited to see Rodgers on the field. 

"I think it's great to see him playing again… his shoulder's not quite healed yet but I think he looks good, it's great to see him back in the game," said Dennis McGinnity.



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