Aaron Rodgers was knocked out of Sunday’s game with another calf injury, going down while throwing the first of two touchdown passes to Randall Cobb in the second quarter.
The Green Bay Packers quarterback would get treatment at halftime and return in the 3rd quarter to throw another scoring strike to Cobb and lead the Packers to a 30-20 win over the Detroit Lions, securing their 4th straight NFC North Division title and a first round bye in the NFC playoffs.
Rodgers second quarter touchdown pass extended the Packers lead to 14-0. By the time he returned, the Lions had tied the game on a pair of Matthew Stafford to Calvin Johnson scoring strikes.
Rodgers said after the game that he was hoping to give his team a jolt by returning. He got some help from the 78,408 fans on hand, who chanted “MVP, MVP, MVP” upon his return. [Read more…]