Aaron Rodgers injury: Packers QB 4-6 weeks from return, according to report
Aaron Rodgers did not offer a timetable for his return when asked Tuesday, despite initial reports he would miss three weeks. An updated timeline has been released by Fox Sports, in which a source has said Rodgers is 4-6 weeks away from returning.
A four-week return is complicated by the Packers' schedule. The team is set to face the Detroit Lions in a shortened week on Thanksgiving, which would put his earliest return just behind the vital matchup. The Packers are currently locked in a three-way tie atop the NFC North, with the team's game against the Lions potentially setting the stage for which team will win the division.
Losing Rodgers is a critical blow to the organization, but injury happened at the best possible time. The next three games are against teams with a combined 7-17 record this season, and if Rodgers rehabilitation can be expedited there's a chance the Packers can limp through the next three games and still be prepared for their difficult close to the season.
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