Aaron Rodgers exits game vs. Eagles with rib injury; Jordan Love fires TD after replacing Packers QB

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers left Sunday night’s 40-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles and headed into the locker space in the 3rd quarter. Rodgers, who has actually been fighting a fractured right thumb given that early October, left the video game with what the group initially referred to as an oblique injury.

During his postgame interview, Rodgers stated he harmed his ribs in the very first half and modified them once again in the 3rd quarter. Rodgers stated X-rays were undetermined and he will go through additional screening on Monday.

As for when or if he will go back to the lineup this season, Rodgers stated if he is healthy, he wishes to be out there “as long as we’re mathematically alive” for a postseason area. The loss dropped Green Bay’s record to 4-8. They sit 11th in the NFC, 3 video games behind the Commanders for the seventh and last seed.

Backup Jordan Love can be found in at quarterback in Rodgers’ lack and rapidly made an effect, getting in touch with novice receiver Christian Watson on a 63-yard goal, closing the Packers’ deficit to 37-30.

Before leaving the video game, Rodgers went 11-for-16 with 140 lawns, 2 goals and 2 interceptions.

Rodgers did not have an injury classification for tonight’s video game, however has actually been having fun with an avulsion fracture in his best thumb, per NFL Media. The injury took place on Oct. 9 in the Packers’ loss to the Giants, when New York protector Oshane Ximines hit No. 12’s hand throughout a Hail Mary effort on the last play of the video game.

Rodgers has actually not missed out on any video games due to the thumb and states he will continue playing through the injury. As of now, he states he is ruling out surgical treatment.

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