Packers QB Rodgers Will Play Against Bears

Published 12/26 2013 02:17PM

Updated 12/26 2013 02:22PM

GREEN BAY -- The path to the playoffs for the Chicago Bears just got a little bit tougher.  Thursday, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced Quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been cleared to play in their season ending matchup against the Bears at Soldier Field.  The game will be televised on Fox-39 beginning at 3:25pm.

Rodgers has been out ever since the previous Bears/Packers game in Green Bay, where he injured his collarbone after being sacked.

The winner of the game will earn the NFC North crown and either the 3rd or 4th seed in playoffs.  The loser will be eliminated from post-season contention.

Click on the video for Bears' Quarterback Jay Culter's reaction to the news.

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