Reporters watching Packers practice Wednesday noted that Rodgers was taking snaps with the second team, just like he did last week. Matt Flynn was taking snaps with the first team. This was the same routine as the last few weeks.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy indicated that Rodgers still has not been medically cleared. He expects a similar process to last week, when Rodgers' final medical decision was not made until Friday. In the meantime, tweets like the one below will get Packers fans drooling:
Based on way Rodgers was flinging missiles today at practice, my sense is he really, really and I mean REALLY wants to play. #Packersâ Mike Vandermause (@MikeVandermause) December 18, 2013
Even more good news: Randall Cobb returned to practice for the first time since breaking his leg in mid-October. The Packers' offense has slowly improved under Matt Flynn, with last week's five-touchdown, second-half explosion against the Dallas Cowboys saving Green Bay's season. At least for a week.
The Packers would rather not find out if Flynn can keep his roll going.
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