On Tuesday, Aaron Rodgers said that he has a broken collarbone, an injury that could put the Green Bay Packers star QB on the sidelines until December, leaving the team’s fans and pay per head sportsbooks very worried.
Price her head services found out that on his weekly radio show, Rodgers said that a timetable for his return was not set, but league sources said that the player could miss up to three weeks.
“We’re still going through the process of testing,” Rodgers on said on Tuesday. “But we do know that the collarbone is fractured and we still have not talked about or discussed any long-term prognosis.”
Sources said that the 2011 league MVP won’t be in need of surgery, but pay per head sportsbooks learned that his status for the Packers’ game against the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving is uncertain.
Rodgers was injured in the team’s 27-20 loss on Monday night to the Chicago Bears. Pay per head sportsbooks were very concerned when they found out that he fell on his left shoulder when sacked by defensive end Shea McClellin.
“I’m in some pain,” Rodgers told ESPN 540. “It’s obviously disappointing what happened last night with the injury and the loss. … Holding out hope this will be a quick heal, but this is a significant injury.”
The player was 1-of-2 passing on the opening drive, which ended in a field goal. Seneca Wallace, who was signed by Green Bay during the regular season’s first week, took Rodgers’ place on the second series, a drive that resulted in an interception.
With 6:54 remaining in the third quarter, the player returned to Green Bay’s sideline in street clothes and the crowd gave him a loud ovation.
“When I walked out back on that field — I’m getting a little choked up here just thinking about it — that was one of the top five moments of my career,” Rodgers said on Tuesday. “The reception I got from the fans was pretty special.”
Pay per head sportsbooks know that this season, the Packers (5-3), which fell into a three-way tie with the Bears and the Lions, was riddled by injuries.
For Monday night’s game, Green Bay were already without tight end Jermichael Finley (neck), wide receiver Randall Cobb (fibula), and Pro Bowl linebacker Clay Matthews (thumb).
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Wallace, who finished 11-of-19 for 114 yards, no touchdowns and an interception, is the only other QB on the team’s active roster.