Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is listed as probable for the team's Week 17 matchup against the NFC North rival Chicago Bears. Rodgers is recovering from a broken collarbone and is looking to play for the first time since Week 9.
Rodgers suffered a collarbone injury on the first drive after being sacked by Bears defensive end Shea McClellin. Rodgers practiced in full on Friday, and had been throwing for two weeks. Rodgers has very gradually taken further steps in practice, culminating in his full participation this week.
The Packers are in a win-and-in scenario on Sunday. Whoever wins this game will win the NFC North and a spot in the playoffs.
Fantasy Impact: If you're reading this, then you're playing in Week 17. Rodgers probably did a lot to get you to where you are now and fortunately, he's all but guaranteed to play on Sunday. Fantasy owners should rest easy knowing that Rodgers has looked great at practice and will be in the lineup against the Bears. Start him with confidence.