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Packers’ Aaron Rodgers admits to playing with a broken thumb since Week 5

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Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has revealed he has been taking part in with a damaged thumb on his throwing hand since Week 5.

Reporters met with Rodgers at his locker on Wednesday, and he stated surgical procedure was by no means thought of, including he does not consider he suffered an harm critical sufficient to take action.

“I feel I’ve had worse accidents than I’ve performed in. It is positively a problem however the days off assist. I am feeling higher this week,” he informed The Athletic.

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Aaron Rodgers of the Inexperienced Bay Packers walks off the sector after fumbling whereas being sacked through the first half of a recreation towards the Dallas Cowboys in Inexperienced Bay, Wisconsin, on November 13, 2022.
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Rodgers added that he broke his index finger in faculty and located “a finger somewhat extra essential to cope with” than his thumb.

Rodgers’ harm occurred within the shock loss to the New York Giants in London. The quarterback was injured on the ultimate play of the sport when he tried to shoot, however was hit by Giants linebacker Oshane Ximines.

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Ximines’ bag landed on Rodgers’ blind aspect and it regarded like he grabbed his hand instantly after the hit.

The Packers have struggled this season, however Rodgers hasn’t had a obtrusive dip to counsel his thumb is affecting his recreation.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers reacts after a play during the first quarter of a game against the Tennessee Titans at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Thursday.

Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers reacts after a play through the first quarter of a recreation towards the Tennessee Titans at Lambeau Subject in Inexperienced Bay, Wisconsin, on Thursday.
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Rodgers was benched 3 times in a recreation towards the Detroit Lions, however these had been extra decision-making errors than bodily errors made by the four-time MVP.

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Rodgers boasts a 64.6 completion share this season with 19 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. In his final two video games, he threw two touchdowns and no interceptions.

Rodgers stated {that a} decrease physique harm can have an effect on taking pictures extra as a result of it comes from the “backside up.” He injured his knee in 2018 and located it tough to plant and set up correct footwork.

Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers tries to play the Tennessee Titans during the first quarter of a game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Thursday.

Aaron Rodgers of the Inexperienced Bay Packers tries to play the Tennessee Titans through the first quarter of a recreation at Lambeau Subject in Inexperienced Bay, Wisconsin, on Thursday.
(Patrick McDermott/Getty Photos)

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The Packers will want one of the best model of Rodgers on Sunday once they hit the highway to face the Philadelphia Eagles, who’ve a league-best 9-1 document. The 4-7 Packers want to preserve their playoff hopes alive.

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