Here is Aaron Rodgers' record against the Bears, Vikings and Lions in his career

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Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers play each of their three NFC North divisional opponents over the final five weeks of the regular season. 

While the season for both quarterback and team has certainly not gone according to plan, maybe a return to the divisional teams (even if they're just 1-2 in 2022) is just what Green Bay needs.

Since the 2008 season (Rodgers' first year as the starter), Rodgers has played 82 games against the Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions.

And he and the Packers have done a lot of winning, though he has suffered some of the more significant injuries of his career against the divisional foes.

The team's combined record against all three when Rodgers is under center is 58-23-1.

Here's a closer look at Rodgers vs. each NFC North team.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers owns a 55-20-1 record against the three NFC North teams.

Aaron Rodgers' record vs. the Chicago Bears: 24-5

The Packers won a Week 2 matchup with the Bears, 27-10, at Lambeau Field. Rodgers passed for 234 yards, two touchdowns and posted his second-best quarterback rating of the season at 131.1.

He and the Packers swept the Bears in 2021, with the 24-14 win on Oct. 17 the most memorable. That game, of course, is known for Rodgers' taunt that was heard loud and clear from Soldier Field all the way back to Lambeau Field.

"I own you. I still own you" with an expletive mixed in for good measure.

So does Rodgers actually own the Bears? The record sure supports the claim.

Rodgers is 24-5 against the Bears. The .828 winning percentage is the best against any of the three divisional opponents. 

The 2010 season, of course, is most memorable when Rodgers and the Packers defeated the Bears, 21-14, at Soldier Field in the NFC title game on their way to winning the Super Bowl two weeks later.

One of Rodgers' losses to the Bears almost doesn't count. He played just a few minutes before being injured during the teams' "Monday Night Football" game Nov. 4, 2013. He fractured his collarbone when Shea McClellin sacked him on the first drive of the game. Seneca Wallace replaced him and the Packers lost, 27-17. But eight weeks later, Rodgers would return and have the last laugh against the Bears.

The stakes couldn't have been any higher. It was the regular-season finale and the division title was on the line. It was looking bleak for the Packers, however, when they trailed 28-27 as Rodgers and the offense faced a fourth and 8 with 46 seconds left. Rodgers then executed one of the top plays of his career. With the Bears bringing the blitz, Rodgers evaded a sack and then lofted a pass to a waiting Randall Cobb for the 48-yard game-winning touchdown. Soldier Field was stunned. 

The Packers have swept the Bears in three straight seasons, a first for the team during Rodgers' 14 years as the starter. After the team's win over the Bears Dec. 12, Rodgers surpassed Brett Favre for most wins in the rivalry by a Packers quarterback.  

Aaron Rodgers' record vs. the Minnesota Vikings: 16-11-1

Rodgers and the Packers lost to the Vikings to open the 2022 season, 23-7, at U.S. Bank Stadium, setting the stage for a disappointing 2022. The Packers host the Vikings on Jan. 1 in a game in which the Vikings will be playing for playoff positioning, while Green Bay will be playing for draft positioning.

The tables were turned last year when the two teams met last year in Week 17. The Packers had the division wrapped up but the No. 1 seed was on the line when the two rivals met at Lambeau Field. The Packers cruised to a 37-10 victory to earn the NFC's only first-round playoff bye for the second straight season. The loss for the Vikings eliminated them from postseason contention. Rodgers passed for 288 yards and two touchdowns. In the game, he tossed his 55th touchdown against the Vikings, breaking Brett Favre's record.

The Packers' record is 16-11-1 against the Vikings in Rodgers' starts for a .589 winning percentage. Individually, Rodgers has been very good against Minnesota. His completion percentage (68.2%), yards (6,998) and quarterback rating (108.7) are higher than in his starts vs. the Bears and Lions. 

It's been a mixed bag for Rodgers and the Packers lately, though. Rodgers' record is 3-5-1 against Minnesota since the 2017 season. One of the losses was a Week 6 game Oct. 15, 2017, when Rodgers departed with an injury after Anthony Barr hit him in the first quarter. Rodgers fell on his throwing shoulder. Rodgers' collarbone was broken. He missed the next seven games before coming back for one game near the end of the season with the team hoping to make the playoffs.

The best stretch for Rodgers against the Vikings was a five-year period from 2010-14 when the quarterback posted a 9-1 record. Those seasons included two of his MVP seasons (2011 and 2014) and the Super Bowl season (2010). This period also includes a playoff win over the Vikings in 2012, a 24-10 Wild Card victory. 

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers reacts after throwing a Hail Mary to defeat the Detroit Lions on Dec. 3, 2015, at Ford Field.

Aaron Rodgers' record vs. the Detroit Lions: 18-7

Rodgers' 18-7 record against the Lions is second best for a .720 winning percentage. The Packers have lost the last two games to the Lions, including an ugly 15-9 game this season. With the No. 1 seed locked up in 2021, Rodgers started but didn't finish the Week 18 game against the Lions at Ford Field (a 37-30 Packers loss).

He has missed four games against the Lions due to injury (he missed both during the 2017 season when he fractured his collarbone and with the team out of playoff contention). And then he and the Packers suffered a rare 0-2 season against the Lions in 2018 (the team went 6-9-1 in a season head coach Mike McCarthy was fired). Rodgers suffered a concussion in the first quarter of that season finale as well. DeShone Kizer finished the game — a 31-9 loss.  

We know Rodgers has perfected the art of the Hail Mary over the years. And the Lions have been one of his victims. His game-winning Hail Mary to Richard Rodgers on "Thursday Night Football" in Week 15 of the 2015 season at Ford Field even has its own name: Miracle in Motown Hail. 

Rodgers' 61-yard touchdown heave with no time on the clock completed an improbable 27-23 victory. 

Not only did the Packers trail 20-0 in the second half, but the Hail Mary was only made possible after the Lions were called for a face mask on Rodgers with no time left on the clock. That penalty gave the Packers one more play. 

Rodgers made the Lions pay. Pandemonium ensued.

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