Aaron Rodgers probable for Sunday
Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he thought Rodgers, who suffered a concussion last week against the Washington Redskins, was ready to play on Sunday.
"Unless there's any type of setback between now and the game, I anticipate Aaron to play on Sunday," McCarthy said.
Rodgers suffered his first concussion in the Packers' loss at Washington on Sunday.
He was allowed to get back on the field this week after he passed cognitive and exertion tests and also was examined and cleared by team doctor John Gray and an independent neurologist, per NFL guidelines for a player who suffers a head injury.
Rodgers, who earned his first Pro Bowl trip last season, hasn't missed a game in his two-plus years as a starter. Teammates were happy to know Rodgers would likely extend the streak of 38 starts.
"It's good for the team," defensive end Cullen Jenkins said. "He's the leader of our team. He's the leader on offense."
Linebacker Brandon Chillar (shoulder) didn't practice all week and is doubtful.
Defensive end Cullen Jenkins (hamstring and hand), tackle Chad Clifton (knee), cornerback Charles Woodson (toe) and tight end Donald Lee (chest) are probable for the Packers. Wide receiver Donald Driver missed practice Friday and was added to the injury list as probable. He has a quad injury.
Tight end Jermichael Finley is out on Sunday after having knee surgery.
John Clayton is a senior NFL writer for ESPN.com. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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