GREEN BAY, WI (WHBL) - Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have more tests today on an injury to his non-throwing left shoulder, suffered in a 27-20 Packer home loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday Night. Coach Mike McCarthy said he did not have a diagnosis after the game. Media reports said Rodgers may have suffered either a separated shoulder or a broken collarbone - the latter of which has a minimum recovery time of 4 to 6 weeks. With Rodgers gone, the game became a battle of journeyman backup quarterbacks. Chicago's Josh McCown had a bye week to prepare, and he played mistake-free football as he threw for 272 yards and a pair of touchdowns to Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery. Seneca Wallace, playing in his first meaningful game in two years, completed 11 of 19 for the Packers for just 114 yards and an interception. Eddie Lacy ran for 150 yards and a touchdown. James Starks scored Green Bay's other T-D from 32 yards out. For the Bears,Matt Forte ran for 125 yards and a touchdown, and had 54 receiving yards. Jordy Nelson led the Packer receivers with 67 yards on four catches. The Packer defense struggled, giving up 442 total yards while racking up 312 themselves. Jeffery put Chicago in front for good with a six-yard touchdown catch late in the third quarter. Rodgers was hurt on the final play of the Packers' first possession. He took the Pack to the Chicago 9-yard-line on third down, when linebacker Shea McClellin tackled Rodgers and threw his left shoulder to the ground. It was only the second time since Rodgers became Green Bay's starting quarterback in 2008 that he left a game early due to injury. Three other Packers were also hurt last night. Guard T-J Lang left with a concussion, linebacker Andy Mulumba left with a bad knee, and linebacker Sam Barrington injured a hamstring.The Packers, Chicago, and Detroit are all tied for first in the N-F-C North Division at 5-3. Green Bay lost after winning six straight overall from Chicago. It was also the Pack's first home loss to the Bears since October of 2007, their first home division loss since 2009 after winning 10 straight, and their first home defeat overall since Opening Day of last year against San Francisco. The Packers will host Philadelphia on Sunday, a week after Eagles' quarterback Nick Foles through seven touchdown passes against Oakland.
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