On a play that gave the Packers a two-score lead in a game that determines who wins the NFC North and has at least a first-round bye, Green Bay has itself a huge scare, as Aaron Rodgers pulled up lame just before tossing the touchdown. Rodgers stayed down on the field after collapsing before being helped up. The Packers quarterback was carted to the locker room where he is being treated for a calf injury.
Rodgers strained his calf in a Week 16 victory over Tampa Bay. Concern over his health forced Green Bay to dress three quarterbacks for a change today. That the injury isn’t immediately thought to be an ACL problem might be some relief to the Packers, though it nonetheless has to be very concerning.
UPDATE: Rodgers returned to the field midway through the third quarter. It was a very emotional 30 minutes in Lambeau though.
Cart guy shedding some tears for Rodgers https://t.co/hdqBVQ2dfx
— Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat) December 28, 2014