Today is an off day for the Green Bay Packers. You can expect a couple of days of speculation on quarterback Aaron Rodgers availability for Sunday’s game against division rival Minnesota at Lambeau Field.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy either couldn’t or wouldn’t say anything specific about Rodgers knee injury, which he played through on Sunday to lead the Packers to a comeback victory over the Bears.
McCarthy said the Packers are still collecting information, He also said he expects to know before the end of the week, whether or not Rodgers can play on Sunday.
The Packers were planning to start the second half on Sunday night with DeShone Kizer, before Rodgers came jogging out of the tunnel. Rodgers and Dr. Pat McKenzie informed McCarthy that he could play and not worry about any further injury to the knee. [Read more…]