Compared to Aaron Rodgers’ last health problem, a toe injury is minor and hardly controversial.
But that’s what the Packers quarterback, 37, has to deal with for the rest of the season, NFL Network reported Sunday.
Rodgers is set to play Sunday against the Vikings, his second straight start since losing the game when he tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month, but the mysterious toe problem is the “real and injury-related” type. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The injury limited Rodgers to just 15 snaps during Friday’s practice Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, After he missed the previous two days of practice.
In his first start since COVID-19 against the Seahawks last Sunday, Rodgers completed 23 of 37 passes for 292 yards and an interception.
Rodgers played bravely on the toes issue when he appeared on “The Pat McAfee Show” this week.
“That was a COVID injury,” Rodgers said. “It’s a little painful but I think I’ll be okay. I was able to run a little on Sunday.
Rodgers’ health has recently been at the center of controversy since he tested positive for COVID-19. It has been revealed that he was not vaccinated after he was “immunized” in the pre-season.