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Aaron Rodgers Injury: Packers QB leaves Week 17 game with calf injury, questionable to return

The Packers' star quarterback left the game with a calf injury.

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The biggest question entering Sunday's Lions-Packers NFC North-deciding tilt was the health of Aaron Rodgers' calf. After the MVP candidate went down with an injury, an even bigger question looms.

On a first-and-goal play, Rodgers scrambled from the pocket to his right while searching for an open receiver. He located Randall Cobb in the end zone for the score, but fell untouched during the throw. Rodgers lay on the ground for nearly a minute clutching his left leg before being helped to the sideline by the Packers' medical staff. Shortly thereafter, he was carted off to the locker room for further examination.

Officially Rodgers' return is questionable with a calf injury. Matt Flynn with take his spot under center if he cannot return. So far in 2014, Flynn has completed seven of his 15 pass attempts for 60 yards, zero touchdowns and an interception.

Here's a look at the play Rodgers was injured on:

Jason B. Hirschhorn covers the Green Bay Packers for Acme Packing Company. He also serves as an SB Nation Newsdesk Contributor and writes for Sports on Earth.