After Aaron Rodgers was held out of last Thursday’s preseason game at Baltimore because of back tightness, the Packers quarterback was held out of practice on Sunday for precautionary reasons.
The Packers are getting ready for Thursday’s preseason game against the Oakland Raiders on Thursday in Winnipeg, Manitoba and if it were a regular season game, it’s likely Rodgers would be on the practice field. But when it’s preseason, coach Matt LaFleur said, “It wasn’t worth it.”
“You know, I think that he’s gotten a lot of great work in,” LaFleur said. “You’d like to get him some game action. Again, he’s a veteran guy that’s played a lot of football. I mean, 14 years in the league. There’s not much that he hasn’t seen. So it’s not overly concerning to me.”
When asked if Rodgers would play against Kansas City in the August 29th preseason finale, LaFleur was non-committal. [Read more…]