Aaron Rodgers receives second opinion on injured toe but says it’s improving after Packers’ bye week

Aaron Rodgers received a second opinion on his fractured toe during the Green Bay Packers’ recent bye weekend. Rodgers’ second option confirmed his decision to not have in-season surgery on his toe. Green Bay hoped the team’s Week 13 bye would give Rodgers’ toe more time to heal before the team’s stretch run. 

“There was no mindset change,” Rodgers said Tuesday on the “Pat McAfee Show”, via ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. “The biggest key is rest. I wish there was another one of these (bye) weeks so I could get 14-21 great days without doing anything, but the toe is improving.”

Rodgers revealed late last month that he suffered the injury while working out at home during his recent quarantine. Despite the injury, Rodgers has continued to play at an MVP level. After missing one game while being on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list, Rodgers has thrown six touchdowns against just one interception while leading the Packers to wins over the Seahawks and Rams. And while the Packers came…

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