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Packers: Aaron Rodgers will not play in tonight's game due to back tightness

GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Aaron Rodgers will be held out of Thursday night's preseason game in Baltimore due to tightness in his back. 

In a tweet, the Packers called the decision a precautionary move. 

Rodgers was poised to play the first game since sustaining a concussion in the season finale last year. He sat out Green Bay's 28-26 win over Houston last week.

The back ailment means Rodgers will have to wait at least another week to test out the new offense employed by Green Bay first-year coach Matt LaFleur.

DeShone Kizer, Tim Boyle and Manny Wilkins split time at quarterback against Houston.


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