Packers' Rodgers suffers broken collarbone vs. Vikings, could miss rest of season

Sheri Evans
October 16, 2017

Matt Flynn, Scott Tolzien and Seneca Wallace were forced to fill in while Rodgers missed seven games in 2013 because of a broken collarbone.

Rodgers was hurt with a little over six minutes to play in the first quarter.

Aaron Rodgers is the Packers offense.

Backup Brett Hundley, who played college football at UCLA, expressed confidence in his ability to get ready for Green Bay's home game next Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. He was initially deemed questionable, but the Packers announced after halftime that he would not return to the game.

Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that drastically altered the course of the NFC North.

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The later afternoon games include the Steelers (3-2) trying to rebound after a shocking loss to Jacksonville, but Pittsburgh will have to do that against the NFL's last undefeated team, Kansas City (5-0).

The two-time Most Valuable Player had rolled out to his left with Barr right on him.

Rodgers, who completed 2-of-4 throws for 18 yards before the injury, had completed two-thirds of his passes this season for 1,367 yards entering the contest. "He is one of the best quarterbacks in the game".

The Vikings opened the scoring early in the second quarter, courtesy of a 27-yard TD pass from Case Keenum to Jerick McKinnon.

Now, if Rodgers does miss the rest of the season, the Eagles presumably have one less team to worry about as they fight for playoff positioning. Already without three of their top four defensive backs (Kevin King, Davon House and Morgan Burnett) entering the game, they lost cornerback Quinten Rollins (ankle) during the game.

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