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News: CBS:Report: Packers might sit down Aaron Rodgers for rest of season

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  1. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Report: Packers might sit down Aaron Rodgers for rest of season
    By Josh Katzowitz | NFL Writer

    [IMG]It now appears there's a chance we won't be seeing Aaron Rodgers for the rest of the year.(USATSI)

    Since Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone in Week 8, the Packers have been in a freefall, losing four games since and tying one to fall to a record of 5-6-1 and putting them on the cusp of missing the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

    Though Rodgers practiced for the first time last week, he didn't play in the team's Thanksgiving loss to the Lions, and according to NFL.com, the team is worried Rodgers won't be ready to play in Week 14 -- which apparently was his target return date all along.

    And if Rodgers can't play and it appears as though Green Bay is out of the playoff race,NFL.com reports it's possible the Packers will sit down Rodgers for the rest of the season so he can't do any further damage to his collarbone.

    And if that's the case, Green Bay would be lucky to win another game this season.

    http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/eye-on...ght-sit-down-aaron-rodgers-for-rest-of-season
  2. kramskoi

    kramskoi Well-Known Member

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    I think that there is some creative PR going on where Rodgers is concerned. Hard to give up on a season, especially for fans...especially for a passer like Aaron. As always, a team must weigh what can be gained versus what can be lost in rushing a player back to the field. NFL.com's Sessler reports the same and cites a crumbling offensive line as one of the chief culprits hampering the offense. Would they put Rodgers in that type of situation to retain playoff hopes? Could he hold up for 8 more games, assuming they could ultimately reach the Superbowl? Seems a stretch.

    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap20...ron-rodgers-would-be-lucky-to-play-in-week-14
  3. Redball Express

    Redball Express All Aboard!!!

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    I think he needs to lose the stash and take a pain shot and play.

    I don't see him missing the rest of the season over it.

    Didn't Romo have to deal with a similar injury a few years back and he came back to play.

    This seems like a disinformation article to me.

    We will see.
  4. Don Corleone

    Don Corleone Well-Known Member

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    Romo was out for the season on the same injury. No way any Cowboy fan bought into the original 2 to 4 week timeline. Aikman came back in 6 weeks in 1998.
  5. KB1122

    KB1122 Well-Known Member

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    FIFY
  6. trickblue

    trickblue Old Testament... Zone Supporter

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    They need to sit him...

    At this point they would have to win out AND have some help from other teams to make the post-season... it ain't happening...

    No reason to risk your franchise player at this point...
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  7. Lonestar94

    Lonestar94 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome back..where you been?
  8. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye. Zone Supporter

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    Yes, I agree. They should sit him...mainly because I would rather Dallas play a Rodgers-less Packers team. I ain't too proud to admit that.
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  9. trickblue

    trickblue Old Testament... Zone Supporter

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    I'm around... good to see you LS...
  10. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Wouldn't take much to re-break his collar bone, bet they sit him.
  11. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    Aside from the help it would be for us for him to sit.

    Rodgers did say he would not play where it would put his career in jepordy.
    I agree with him fully on this. No need at this point where Detriot is a bit ahead and the risk versus reward is slim.
    Look at what the Redskins did with RGIII.
    And look at what the Packers have to gain... A meeting - maybe - with Seattle in Seattle.
    I would wait till next year.
  12. ravidubey

    ravidubey Active Member

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    If he's healthy he should play. Anything is possible when it comes to the NFL playoffs, but you can't win if you don't get in and without Rodgers they have no chance.

    But if he's still hurt-- at all-- they need to sit him.
  13. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    I don't want to celebrate anyone's injury, but things are really shaping up for the Cowboys.
    Bears = Cutler's out
    Packers = Rodgers' likely out
    Redskins = RGIII isn't totally healed
    Eagles = Vick's out
  14. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Detroit can really help us out this weekend. If we're lucky enough to beat CHI, and GB gets by ATL, I can see them pushing things if PHI also gets DET. But if DET is up two games with three to play, things look a lot better for sitting Rodgers for us next week. Go ATL, Go Lions.

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