Packers’ Aaron Rodgers activated off COVID list, will start vs. Seahawks in Week 10 after one-game absence

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Aaron Rodgers’ absence from the Green Bay Packers is only going to last one week. On Saturday, the team officially activated the defending league MVP off of the reserve/COVID-19 list. He will start in Green Bay’s Week 10 matchup with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. With Rodgers now activated, the Packers added him on their injury report with a toe injury, but he carries no designation heading into Week 10, meaning he’s good to go. 

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Of course, Rodgers missed last week’s matchup against Kansas City after testing positive for COVID-19. Because he’s not vaccinated, there was some question as to whether or not he’d be able to play in this upcoming game with Seattle due to the mandatory 10-day absence for unvaccinated players if they test positive. For him to be activated, Rodgers needed to continue to show no symptoms and also needed to pass a cardiac screening after showing moderate symptoms initially, according to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported earlier on Saturday that Rodgers has remained asymptomatic and met the NFL/NFLPA’s return-to-play…

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