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The Packers veteran admitted the problem in an interview last Wednesday (23)

Rodgers explained about his performance in the season
🇧🇷 Credits: Patrick McDermott/Getty ImagesRodgers explained about his performance in the season

Aaron Rodgers revealed that he has been playing with an injury problem since week 5🇧🇷 the quarterback of Green Bay Packers told about the issue during an interview with the program The Pat McAfee Show last Wednesday (23). The veteran’s performance has been questioned this seasonsymbol of a campaign below the expectations of the franchise that is far from a place in the playoffs.

As for the injury, Rodgers confirmed that he injured his thumb in the defeat of the New York Giants on October 9.🇧🇷 Since then, the Packers have accumulated a streak of five losses and one victory (Dallas Cowboys), which has removed the team from the fight within the NFC North division itself.

“I think I’ve had worse injuries. So, you know, it’s definitely a challenge, but the time off helps. I feel better this week. My thumb is what it is, it’s been a problem since the Giants, but it’s not a problem I’ve had. I’m going to use it as an excuse,” explained the quarterback, who did not want to use the injury as a justification for the Packers’ negative campaign.

In the interview, Rodgers also emphasized that he never intended to have any surgery during the season. to fix the problem. With four wins and seven losses – worst campaign since 2018 -, the Packers will have an away match against the Philadelphia Eagles (9-1), the team with the best record in the entire NFL, next Sunday (27), on Sunday Night Football.

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