Aaron Rodgers Injury: Packers Smart to Keep Star QB out vs. Dallas Cowboys

December 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers will be without starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers when they travel to AT&T Stadium in Week 15 in an attempt to keep playoff hopes alive against the Dallas Cowboys.
All things considered, head coach Mike McCarthy's decision to sit Rodgers is unequivocally the best one. McCarthy explained the situation, via Vic Ketchman of the team's official site:
Aaron Rodgers is declared out for Sunday’s game. It’s been a difficult morning going through the conversation with Aaron and Dr. McKenzie. He’s very disappointed. He’s frustrated. He was not scanned this morning. He felt like he was ready to play. It’s in our best interests as a football team for Aaron not to play.
The decision to withhold Rodgers from action came down from members of the organization itself:
(Rodgers) feels based on what he’s accomplished physically, what he was able to do at practice on Wednesday and Thursday, he’s ready to go. Hey,...

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