Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Removed from Game with Shoulder Injury (UPDATE: Broken Collar Bone)

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Removed from Game with Shoulder Injury (UPDATE: Broken Collar Bone)

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UPDATE: Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collar bone today, as announced by the team, and he could miss the rest of the season. An obvious and significant blow to the Packers (and the attention in the league as a whole), the implications of which we’ll have to dig into soon. The original post follows.

As we watch Sunday’s Bears-Ravens game, some potentially significant injury news from around the NFC North has rolled in:

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers exited Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings after landing hard on his throwing shoulder after a hard hit from linebacker Anthony Barr. No flag was thrown on the play and backup Brett Hundley has taken over for Rodgers.

Here is what the play looked like:

While our focus is on the Bears, we’ll keep an eye on any updates regarding Rodgers’ health as they come.

UPDATE: Early rumors are looking mighty scary for Packers fans:

Obviously a broken collar bone would be a terrible outcome for the Packers/football in general, but we’ll hold back further analysis until things are more certain.


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Luis Medina

Luis is the Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation Bears, and you can find him on Twitter at @lcm1986.