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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers confirms 5-week fractured thumb will not require surgery

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers confirms 5-week fractured thumb will not require surgery

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers confirmed on Wednesday that he has been dealing with a broken thumb since Week 5 of the NFL season.

According to Rodgers, he suffered the injury in the last game in London New York Giants. He also mentioned that he has had worse injuries and has not considered surgery for this.

The Packers’ five-game losing streak also began in Week 5. The team was able to stop the score. 31-28 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in november 13.

The saga of thumb injuries

During that losing streak, reports about Rodgers’ thumb circulated without confirmation that the digit was broken.

The Packers (4-7) struggled on offense Tennessee Titans On “Thursday Night Football.” Rodgers was a decent 24-of-39 passing for 227 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions.

However, some of those incomplete passes were uncharacteristic mistakes for wide receivers. He went 8-for-16 in the fourth quarter, and his longest pass was 28 yards. Randall Cobb.

The veteran quarterback went on the “Pat McAfee Show” on Tuesday when he answered questions about his thumb and the missed kicks, but did not clearly confirm whether it was broken.

“My thumb is what it is, it’s been an issue since the Giants, but I’m not going to take the issue as an excuse,” Rodgers said.

This season, Rodgers has completed 64.6 percent of his passes for 6.8 yards per attempt, his lowest since 2015.

He also passed for 2,542 yards and 19 touchdowns with seven interceptions.

Now similarly, Rodgers played through a broken pinky toe for much of the 2021 season and decided not to have surgery.

Some fans may look for the team to turn to a backup QB Jordan Loveit looks like Rodgers’ thumbs will lead him to sit out.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will not undergo surgery on his broken thumb. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)



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