Trailing 20-0 in the third quarter, it now marks the fifth time in franchise history that the Packers have comeback from a 20-point deficit to bring home a win.
Prior to his injury, Rodgers completed only three of seven passes for 13 yards and was constantly under pressure by the likes of Khalil Mack, Akiem Hicks and Roy Robertson-Harris. Then he picked off a Kizer screen pass and returned it 27 yards for a touchdown that gave the Bears a 17-0 lead. Rodgers finished 20 of 30 for 286 yards.
The Green Bay Packers defeated the Chicago Bears on Sunday night, 24-23, concluding the NFL's first full Sunday of action.
Rodgers was carted to the locker room by the medical staff midway through the second quarter.
It was Rodgers' first regular-season game home game since last September 28 against the Bears.
Coach Mike McCarthy wasn't ready to confirm Rodgers would play in Week 2, but as long as a post-game evaluation of his knee doesn't reveal any further damage, the Packers' two-time MVP quarterback should be ready to go next Sunday.
Packers: Aaron Rodgers and his trio of receivers caught fire in the second half, while breakdowns in coverage and big plays led to a Bears loss.
Mack almost stole the show.
On a third-down play, Rodgers dropped back to throw but quickly hit the deck with the Bears' pass rushers closing in. Mack ended Kizer's first series with a strip-sack, as he ripped the ball out of the quarterback's hands.