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Aaron Rodgers appears to be recovering well from knee scope

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 05:  NFL player Aaron Rodgers hits a tee shot during Aria Resort & Casino's 13th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek on April 5, 2014 in North Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational) Getty Images

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had arthroscopic knee surgery shortly after the team’s season-ending loss to the Cardinals in the playoffs.

The operation was described as a minor clean-up procedure that isn’t expected to have much, if any, impact on Rodgers’ preparation for the 2016 season. Rodgers’ schedule for this week suggests that’s an accurate assessment.

Rodgers looked fine while making the rounds at Super Bowl 50 and is scheduled to take part in the PGA Tour’s ATT Pro-Am event in Pebble Beach, California starting on Thursday. While there’s obviously a big difference between hitting balls in a golf tournament and playing quarterback in the NFL, you’d imagine that Rodgers would find another way to spend the weekend if there was a risk of damaging the knee.

Rodgers will pair with PGA Tour pro Jerry Kelly in the tournament and his foursome will have further football flavor with Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and partner Kevin Streelman joining them for 18 holes on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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27 Responses to “Aaron Rodgers appears to be recovering well from knee scope”
  1. jimair1 says: Feb 10, 2016 2:34 PM

    Divisional round rematch

  2. jnovi86 says: Feb 10, 2016 2:47 PM

    Ouch, spending 18 holes with the guy that ended your season. Just seems cruel of the PGA and ATT to set that pairing.

  3. In Teddy We Trust says: Feb 10, 2016 2:48 PM

    While there’s obviously a big difference between hitting balls in a golf tournament and playing quarterback in the NFL
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    Not really. Rodgers can just stare down his driver instead of his wide receiver when something doesn’t go his way.

  4. Teddy BH20's House of Noodles says: Feb 10, 2016 3:08 PM

    Not really. Rodgers can just stare down his driver instead of his wide receiver when something doesn’t go his way.
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    He doesn’t really do this unless the WR runs the wrong route and does an out instead of an in. He expects preparation and accepts physical mistakes, but not mental mistakes because he holds himself to that standard.

    Meanwhile…..Teddy stares down his WR’s (usually locked on to one) and then overthrows him by 10 yards if it is anything less than a 5 pass.

  5. cheeseisfattening says: Feb 10, 2016 3:25 PM

    I wonder how much the knee will effect Rodger’s decision as to when to “flip the switch” and make a genuine effort as opposed to mailing it in like he admitted to in the regular season AZ game.

  6. revelation123 says: Feb 10, 2016 3:51 PM

    Bad news for the rest of the NFL.

  7. chicagobtech says: Feb 10, 2016 4:24 PM

    Bad news for the rest of the NFL.

    ————————————–

    The rest of the NFL watched the Packers lose to Chicago, Minnesota and Detroit at home last season. The rest of the NFL gave a collective shrug at this news.

  8. tjacks7 says: Feb 10, 2016 4:25 PM

    Meanwhile…..Teddy stares down his WR’s (usually locked on to one) and then overthrows him by 10 yards if it is anything less than a 5 pass.

    Odd thing to say about the most accurate passer the the NFL.

    But anyways, I’m glad Rodgers has recovered from a procedure that only 99.99999999999999999999999999999999 percent of people have without any issues.

  9. Teddy BH20's House of Noodles says: Feb 10, 2016 6:17 PM

    Teddy was not and is not the most accurate passer in the NFL. There are many higher than him over his career and he was 24th last year. Around 10th if you eliminate QB’s that didn’t start or throw many passes.

  10. filthymcnasty3 says: Feb 10, 2016 7:13 PM

    I think it’s great that these two celebrity superstar players can get together for a good cause. Green Bay and Arizona are lucky to have them.

    Heck, some hapless and tasteless teams don’t even have any celebrity superstars.

  11. Wisconsin's Favorite Son Jeffrey Be Dahmed says: Feb 10, 2016 7:41 PM

    I just hope Aaron can tee off for more than 77 yards.

  12. crownofthehelmet says: Feb 11, 2016 12:05 AM

    If he golfs anything like he plays football, there’ll be a whole lot of triple bogies on that scorecard.

  13. frank booth says: Feb 11, 2016 1:07 AM

    Teddy BH20’s House of Noodles says:
    Feb 10, 2016 6:17 PM

    Teddy was not and is not the most accurate passer in the NFL. There are many higher than him over his career and he was 24th last year. Around 10th if you eliminate QB’s that didn’t start or throw many passes.
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    I’m not sure where Vikings’ fans are getting this information that Bridgewater was the most accurate passer in the NFL last season. This is the 3rd or 4th time I’ve seen a Viking fan say this. It must be the same delusion that keeps them thinking that 14 TD’s or the 31st best passing game in the league is really good.

  14. bridgeh2o says: Feb 11, 2016 6:35 AM

    R E LA X…………”I’m fine……….well, except the time when I heard my back go pop after the 8th hole.”

    Tick-tock, Erin!

  15. gtodriver says: Feb 11, 2016 7:03 AM

    Teddy BH20’s House of Noodles says:

    Teddy was not and is not the most accurate passer in the NFL.
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Except he was – in his first full season as a starter. Check the stats from Pro Football Focus for QB Accuracy.

  16. ariani1985 says: Feb 11, 2016 9:37 AM

    I hope little Erin doesn’t fold like a cheap lawn chair under pressure????? Oh, yeah, it’s not the NFL playoffs…..

  17. ariani1985 says: Feb 11, 2016 9:41 AM

    Trivia Time!!!!

    1. Has never won a NFL OT game!
    2. Lead the league in fumble 6’s
    3. Has lost to AZ in every playoff game played
    4. His teammates hate him
    5. MN rocked him and he lost the division at home last season…
    6. Never won a road game vs a team with a win % of .522

    anyone guess????

  18. stellarperformance says: Feb 11, 2016 10:14 AM

    Rodgers is ranked by Golf Digest as the 37th (out of 100,) ranked non-golfer professional athlete golfer, with a handicap of 5.5.

    The Packer-hating Viking trolls can’t get anything right.

  19. stellarperformance says: Feb 11, 2016 10:14 AM

    Jealousy fueled Viking trolls are back in numbers. You’d think the fact the Vikings hold the all-time pre and post merger NFL postseason record for losses would temper their enthusiasm for taking the Packers to-task, but they can’t help themselves.

    How could their most recent addition to this ignominious record not be the first thing they think of every morning?

    They want to be us and they want what we have……that’s why.

  20. ariani1985 says: Feb 11, 2016 11:55 AM

    You know that the packers trolls are grasping for straws when they boast about her golf game!

    #OT you lose again

  21. filthymcnasty3 says: Feb 11, 2016 1:33 PM

    Kiss the ring fellas.

    Viking fans sure are some sore losers.

  22. h0metownzero says: Feb 11, 2016 1:38 PM

    I guess I fall in line with the vast majority of NFL fans when I say that Viking fans opinions don’t matter, because they’ve never won anything.

  23. mypercyhurts2 says: Feb 11, 2016 1:46 PM

    jnovi86 says:
    Feb 10, 2016 2:47 PM

    Ouch, spending 18 holes with the guy that ended your season. Just seems cruel of the PGA and ATT to set that pairing.
    ________________________

    Rodgers will just wear his Super Bowl ring.

  24. frank booth says: Feb 11, 2016 2:26 PM

    Of course Bridgewater is the most accurate. Even if only has the 10th best completion percentage in the league.

    Of course, when you don’t throw very many deep balls because you’re not good at it, and you limit your passes from 5-15 yards, any QB’s accuracy would be better.

    Of course, the result of that is throwing for only 200 yards per game, 14 TD’s, and the 31st best passing attack in the NFL- and defenses aren’t even game planning for him yet- they’re focused on Adrian Peterson.

    Here’s hoping that Teddy remains the most accurate passer according to Pro Football Focus- if he does, his numbers will be about the same as they are today.

  25. stellarperformance says: Feb 11, 2016 3:39 PM

    ariani1985 says:
    Feb 11, 2016 11:55 AM
    You know that the packers trolls are grasping for straws when they boast about her golf game!
    ////////////://///////////

    #1, this is a Packer story. We’re not trolling, you are.
    #2, who?

  26. crownofthehelmet says: Feb 11, 2016 4:03 PM

    Hope Fitz knows the heimlich, and Jerry Kelly can carry two bags when there’s 5 minutes left in the match.

  27. contra74 says: Feb 11, 2016 10:06 PM

    usdcoyotesfan says:
    Nov 8, 2015 5:07 PM
    I sure hope Bridgewater’s injury is serious. After all, you Viking fans were overjoyed when Rodgers went down with a broken collarbone, so we Packer fans allowed to be happy about Bridgewater’s injury.
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    I for one am happy to hear that Aaron Rodgers is recovering well. After all, to wish one serious injury is flat out despicable and classless.

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