On Wednesday, Rodgers did not practice.
"Yeah", Zimmer said on a conference call with Green Bay media, "he walks on water, so I'm pretty sure he's gonna play".
The Packers host the Vikings at Lambeau Field Sunday at noon. The two-time MVP returned in the second half, though, and orchestrated a wild comeback that further highlighted his status as one of the NFL's elite. If he can't go, the Packers would turn to backup DeShone Kizer, who accounted for two turnovers after coming in when Rodgers got hurt in the second quarter last week against the Bears.
McCarthy said he is encouraged that Rodgers will be with the rehabilitation group, but stopped short of saying the team's franchise quarterback would be able to practice the rest of the week. Rodgers, however, plays arguably the most premier position on the roster and is a rather significant cornerstone to overall success.
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"Obviously there's hope of him playing", McCarthy said.
"It's hard whether he's home or away, because he's so good and can really put the ball wherever he wants, from any position on the field whether he's moving right, moving left or staying in the pocket, buying time for his guys, he can make any throw that you can imagine", Smith said Wednesday.
The general theme from both Rodgers and coach Mike McCarthy as that they're taking the process of his rehabilitation one day at a time. "We'll see what tomorrow brings".