Super Bowl 2011: Could the NFL Knock Aaron Rodgers Out of Super Bowl XLV?

January 29, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The most significant injury story to come out of Sunday's NFC Championship game between the Green Bay Packers and rival Chicago Bears may have been the one that wasn't reported.
At least not to the NFL.
While most of the post game story lines centered around Jay Cutler's knee injury and the ensuing backlash from fans and former players alike, quiet speculation grew that Rodgers may have suffered his third concussion of the season.  
After sustaining a $10,000 helmet-to-helmet blow from Bears defensive end Julius Peppers, Rodgers finished the game appearing glassy-eyed and dazed, while completing just two of his final five passes.
But there is an unwritten rule in team sports: If you can go, you go.
Some may call this being macho or stupid.
Others would call it being a good teammate.
Fans saw both ends of the spectrum on Sunday.
Jay Cutler, perhaps erring on the side of caution—and looking totally rela...

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