Aaron Rodgers: The toe is improving and we’ll see how it feels later in the week

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Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said on Monday that to his knowledge, quarterback Aaron Rodgers was still not planning to have surgery on his fractured pinky toe.

Rodgers has now confirmed that at least for now, that is indeed the case.

In his weekly appearance on the Pat McAfee Show, Rodgers said he went to Los Angeles during the Packers’ bye week to get a second opinion on his toe. At this point, the plan remains for the quarterback to rest it and try to let it heal without going under the knife.

“I did get some great information about my foot. There was nothing really revolutionary,” Rodgers said. “There was no mindset change or anything. The biggest key is rest. I wish that there was another one of these [bye] weeks, so I could get 14 to 21 great days without doing anything. But the toe is improving and we’ll see how it feels later in the week.”

Rodgers added that surgery is not the first or second option he’d like, but if the toe gets worse, the surgery to immobilize it would prevent further damage.

“I think any decision that’s made would be one that allows me to play. I’m not going to miss any games,” Rodgers said. “I’ve, obviously, played with much bigger injuries, different parts of my body. And although it’s a small pinky toe, it’s definitely painful and creates some issues. But I’m not going to miss any games because of it.”

Rodgers did not practice at all in Week 12 before throwing for 307 yards and two touchdowns in the 36-28 victory over the Rams. He also rushed for a touchdown in that game.

It seems unlikely that Rodgers will practice this week, too, before taking on the Bears for Sunday Night Football.

“I’m not going to disparage practice and say that it’s not important. I think it is important. I think there’s things to be talked out and figured out during the week by practicing and taking those reps. At the same time, I’m old enough, I’ve been in this league long enough, I’ve played enough games where I can still go out and perform at a really high level without practicing.”

34 responses to “Aaron Rodgers: The toe is improving and we’ll see how it feels later in the week

  1. I guess Voodoo works on toes but not on COVID. So nice to see your Cracker Jack Doctor is giving you all the health treatments you need. Now if only he can do something for your hair.

  2. Hey Aaron, last week I had a small cold but the doctor said I would be okay but then I fell and hurt my knee and its pretty painful, I told my aunt about not being able to walk very well and she gave me some ointment but my second cousin said that particular ointment wont work and suggested I get a cortozone shot and some other shots too just to be safe but then I started to feel better.
    “I know tell someone who gives a crap. Hey Aaron you are starting to get it after all? “

  3. A-rod and Favre: Two Packers legends who were insufferable by the end of their tenures with the team.

  4. The Packers are kind of in a bind. It’s an easy win against the Bears if he plays (even at less than 100%) but not nearly a done deal without him. And they need to be stacking wins to stay in shouting distance of the #1 seed. Not sure sitting him Sunday night is a viable option, given all that.

  5. The wanna be famous fake Dr. Rogan sent him a tube of Dr. Daisy May Moses Covid busting toe cream delivered personally by Jethro Bodine.

  6. Yep, more red meat for the angry, bitter and disillusioned.
    But, I guess the haters gotta eat, it’s all they got left. 🤣
    Meanwhile, I’ve got postseason plans to make.
    Toodles. 😉

  7. Rodgers, you’re the smartest, toughest guy in the room (any room). Just chop it off with a meat cleaver and rub some dirt on the wound. Then make your severed pinky toe the next spokesperson for those terrible State Farm commercials. It would be less insufferable than you.

  8. Wafflestomp says:
    December 7, 2021 at 5:04 pm
    Yep, more red meat for the angry, bitter and disillusioned.
    But, I guess the haters gotta eat, it’s all they got left. 🤣
    Meanwhile, I’ve got postseason plans to make.


    Don’t know exactly who you’re referring to here, it wasn’t that long ago a LOT of Packer fans wanted Rodgers gone. I suppose the moral high ground was vacated when Jordan Love gave them a glimpse of life without the great immunised one.

  9. I have more talent and intelligence in my pinky toe than any of the QB’s in the league. Just don’t stomp on it, pretty please, or you’ll squash both my talent and my brain.

  10. The diva Rodgers will milk this pinky toe stuff for the rest of the season so he can keep the spotlight on himself. It’s probably just a hang nail.

  11. Diva Rodgers has been milking other teams defenses with his pinky toe the last two weeks at an average QB rating of 138.

  12. There’s nothing wrong with his pinkie toe. Rodgers is using the toe excuse to distract everyone from his lies about being vaccinated…….and it’s working. Nobody is talking about his lies.

    And if you watched the last game, where Rodgers ran for a TD, it was obvious that he wasn’t in much or any pain.

  13. Diggityofficial says:
    December 7, 2021 at 6:09 pm
    Still complaining about the toe!?! Just cut it off none of us care.

    Except for you and the other haters apparently. You all cared enough to comment on this no news story.

  14. And he puts a little tiny worm on his hook and…………………BOOM the media swallow that worm HOOK LINE AND SINKER!

  15. As we all know, 9-3, 10-3, even 14-3 means NOTHING once the playoffs begin. Not if one chokes when it really counts.

  16. “Hey ya’ll we be 9-3, how you doin???????”

    Yea, and you’re a 300 pounder falling on that toe from not winning another game.

    Not sure he’s not lying about the toe injury anyway. What a diva.

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