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Packers’ Aaron Rodgers Cleared to Play Giants After Concussion

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was cleared to play against the New York Giants on Dec. 26 after missing a game with a concussion.

Rodgers, 27, passed neurological tests and was cleared by doctors to resume practicing with the team, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said today in a press conference. Rodgers suffered the concussion, his second of the season, in the first half of a 7-3 loss to the Detroit Lions on Dec. 11. He played one more down, then sat out last weekend’s loss to the New England Patriots.

Rodgers wore a different helmet in practice today and is expected to play against the Giants, McCarthy said. Third-year quarterback Matt Flynn started last weekend in Rodgers’ place.

A 2009 Pro Bowl selection, Rodgers has started all but one of the team’s 47 games since Brett Favre left in 2008. This season he has completed 65 percent of his passes for 3,289 yards and 23 touchdowns. Rodgers’ record as a starter is 25-21.

The Packers (8-6) host the Giants (9-5) at Lambeau Field in a game with playoff implications for both teams. While the Packers can’t win the National Football Conference North, a win will keep them in contention for a wild-card berth, given to the two best teams that do not win a division in each conference. The Giants can clinch a playoff berth with a victory.

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