No surgery expected for Aaron Rodgers' fracture on bye week

Green Bay head coach Matt LaFleur acknowledged that his quarterback is still discussing other options with medical personnel for a broken toe.

GREEN BAY – Expected Aaron Rodgers and the Green bay packers take the path of rest, rather than surgery, to help heal a fractured little toe in your quarterback’s foot.

The head coach of the Packers, Matt LaFleursaid on Monday that Rodgers he’s “gathering other opinions, so we’ll see where he gets from that,” but a source said those opinions are not expected to lead to surgery during this week’s free date.

The Packers (9-3) have free until December 12, when they will face the Chicago Bears in a primetime game on Sunday night.

“The most important thing is to heal and take care of my toe,” he revealed Rodgers on Sunday, when asked about his plans for the day off.

NFL Network reported earlier this Monday that Rodgers I would not plan to have surgery.

Rodgers said he broke his toe during his quarantine for COVID-19 earlier this month, and has played the most recent three games with almost no preparations on the driving range.

The only complete practice in which he participated during this period was that of November 19, two days before the defeat of the Packers before the Minnesota Vikings. He said he received a pain reliever injection at halftime in front of the Vikings, but did not require one in last Sunday’s win over Los Angeles Rams.

“The difference is that I didn’t have to get an injection at halftime, so definitely the healing this week from not training. [ayuda]”, he acknowledged Rodgers after he threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday’s 36-28 victory over the Rams.

“Last week, I tried to do some things on Friday, I felt like maybe we needed a little energy and that impacted a bit on Sunday from a pain point of view. This week, I only did the Saturday simulation and obviously all of the simulation. week, but no training time, and I think it really helped. It definitely helped, looking at the exams. The healing, I think it’s in a better place, so I’ve definitely felt better, but third quarter, late third, early of the fourth, and they stepped on me at the start of the game, there was definitely some pain that I was dealing with. “

Rodgers he even had a running touchdown on Sunday, beating the cornerback of the Rams, Jalen Ramsey, along the edge for a 1-yard touchdown. In the two most recent games, Rodgers accumulates 692 passing yards and six touchdowns without an interception.

He said after Sunday’s game that he would make a decision regarding surgery after additional tests on Monday.

“The finger felt good for most of the game,” he shared. Rodgers. “I was actually just talking to the doctors. I’m not sure at this point; we’re going to do more tests in the morning and we’ll have a better picture of what’s going on there, and then we’ll make a decision at this point.”

LaFleur previously said that he would leave the decision to Rodgers and the medical corps.

“I am not involved in those decisions, so I just take the information and listen,” he said. LaFleur. “I don’t have an ‘MD’ after my name, so I’ll let them deal with that.”