Packers Coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Tuesday that he thinks Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be healthy and available, as usual, for Sunday’s game vs. the Texans.
Rodgers limped off in the third quarter of Monday night’s win at Philadelphia and was treated under a tent on the Packers’ sideline for what he said later was a hamstring injury. But Rodgers didn’t miss a snap in the game, and McCarthy said he heard nothing Tuesday — from Rodgers or the team’s medical staff — to make him think the injury was serious.
McCarthy indicated he’s more concerned about the left shoulder injury linebacker Clay Matthews suffered early in the game. Matthews returned to the game, then went to the locker room for X-rays before returning again. McCarthy didn’t share details on the injury but said he knows Matthews played in pain.
“I can’t say enough about him coming back out there and fighting through what he did,” McCarthy said, per ESPN.com. “So I’m sure he doesn’t feel very good today.”
The Packers beat the Eagles to snap a four-game losing streak and stay alive in the NFC North race.