Aaron Rodgers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Earl Thomas concedes Aaron Rodgers played NFC Championship game hurt

    The Score "Leading up to the NFC Championship game, Earl Thomas was one of several Seattle Seahawks players questioning whether or not Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was actually dealing with a calf injury. But in a blog post reflecting on the Seahawks' playoff run, Thomas says that he now..." January 31

  • Aaron Rodgers likes his footballs inflated

    The Score "Not every quarterback likes their footballs deflated. Green Bay Packers pivot Aaron Rodgers is one that would rather throw a football filled with air and isn't a fan of officials deflating balls prior to the game. "I have a major problem with the way it goes down, to be honest with you,"..." January 21

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    Rodgers said calf would have been ready to go in two weeks for the Super Bowl. Without having to play on it, should be good in 6 weeks.

  • Aaron Rodgers does not seem happy with play-calling

    Pro Football Talk "Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he wasn’t going to question his team’s play-calling, primarily since he’s the one that called them. He might be a lonely member of that club, because even quarterback Aaron Rodgers was questioning the way the Packers took their foot off the gas and allowed the..." January 19

  • Earl Thomas "not buying" Aaron Rodgers' leg injury

    ESPN.com "Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas has heard all the talk about Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers being limited because of his torn calf muscle. “I'm not buying into this leg issue,” Thomas said. “I saw him scramble close to the goal line on the Cowboys, so he's not fooling me with..." January 16

  • McCarthy says Rodgers 'getting better'

    Covers.com "Just like last week, the timetable for Aaron Rodgers' on-field participation in advance of the NFC Championship Game won't be determined until Wednesday. Coach Mike McCarthy provided an encouraging report Monday on how the Green Bay Packers' star quarterback was holding up 24 hours after the..." January 13

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    Rodgers on his calf on @ESPNMilwaukee: "It's good. No better. It was worse than when I started the game. .. Tired of talking about it."

  • Sources: Slight tear in Rodgers' calf muscle

    ESPN.com "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' calf muscle has a slight tear in it in addition to being significantly strained, according to league sources. The injury is not expected to prevent Rodgers from playing in Sunday's divisional playoff against the Dallas Cowboys, but it could impact..." January 09

  • Rodgers' calf 'better,' will be examined Wed.

    ESPN.com "There may be angst over how much work Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will get in practice this week to prepare for Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys. But it's not coming from him. He's expected to have his strained left calf examined on Wednesday,..." January 06

  • Aaron Rodgers feared aggravated calf was 'popped' Achilles'

    Sporting News "Aaron Rodgers, who aggravated his calf injury in the first half of the Packers' 30-20 win over the Lions on Sunday, initially feared he'd suffered a far worse injury. "My initial thought was I popped my Achilles'," the Green Bay quarterback said Tuesday on his weekly ESPN Milwaukee radio show...." December 30

  • Aaron Rodgers 'baffled' by Kromer's Jay Cutler comments

    NFL.com "Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler are rivals on the field, but they are also friends who happen to be members of a relatively small fraternity. And as a franchise quarterback who credits a supportive and open environment for helping him thrive with the Green Bay Packers, Rodgers was appalled by what..." December 17

  • Aaron Rodgers counting on health routine to keep him on top for years

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Aaron Rodgers possesses NFL records, a Super Bowl ring and an MVP trophy. He's on fire this season, leading the Green Bay Packers to an NFL-best 33 points a game. But he's always looking to evolve, as a person and as a quarterback, and by tweaking a few health and wellness habits in the last..." November 19

  • Chicago fan Eddie Vedder proposes Cutler-Rodgers trade at Pearl Jam concert

    Fox Sports "Pearl Jam played at Milwaukee's Bradley Center on Monday night and apparently put on a show so epic the home crowd didn't seem to mind that lead singer Eddie Vedder attempted to filch one of their own from right under their noses. Apparently, the fact that Vedder is a Chicago-area native and..." October 21

  • Aaron Rodgers: NFL allows too many cameras and microphones on the field

    CBSSports.com "Watching an NFL game from 12 different angles can be fun for the fan. Listening to a mic'd up player on the field can also be interesting. However, some players don't like the intrusion that those extra cameras and microphones bring. Take Aaron Rodgers for example, he hates them. During an..." October 14

  • Aaron Rodgers says smoking hand gesture was tribute to Jay Cutler

    Larry Brown Sports "If you have watched the Green Bay Packers in their no-huddle offense at all over the past two seasons, you may have noticed Aaron Rodgers making a smoking gesture with one of his hand signals. It obviously indicates some sort of play call or formation change, but Rodgers wants you to believe he..." October 01

  • Aaron Rodgers on if dating Olivia Munn is having an impact on his play: ‘Idiotic’

    Sportress of Blogitude "The Green Bay Packers have stumbled out of the gate a bit in the early part of the season, going 1-2. A big comeback from an 18-point deficit against the New York Jets in Week 2 in a 31-24 win is the only thing standing between the team and an 0-3 start. With the team seemingly in some..." September 24

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    What will #Packers offense look like tonight? Sources tell me they’re giving Aaron Rodgers more control than ever. It’ll be fast-paced.

  • Aaron Rodgers' preseason goals: Don't get hurt, produce points

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Aaron Rodgers stood on the sideline during the Green Bay Packers' preseason opener last weekend wearing a sweatshirt and sweatpants. Observing the game was pretty much the extent of his involvement. That will not be the case again Saturday in the Packers' second preseason game, as Rodgers will..." August 12

  • Rodgers: I think it’s important to bring Favre back in the fold

    Pro Football Talk "Aaron Rodgers hasn’t always had a great relationship with the quarterback he first backed up and then replaced, Brett Favre. But Rodgers is glad to hear that the Packers will retire Favre’s number next year. Rodgers says he was talking to the higher-ups within the Packers organization to..." August 07

  • Packers QB Aaron Rodgers on his coaches

    ESPN.com "Aaron Rodgers has played for one head coach, Mike McCarthy, for all but his first NFL season. The way things are going for the Green Bay Packers, there's a good chance this quarterback-coach combination will remain intact for years to come. And that's something Rodgers says he's comfortable..." June 27

  • Aaron Rodgers: Packers 'bigger, more physically intimidating'

    CBSSports.com "Since winning the Super Bowl in 2010, the Packers are 34-13-1. A very good record, but it feels a little disappointing in light of their postseason performances (1-3 in those three years). Lots of blame is directed towards the defense, which lacked at times over the past few years. Aaron..." June 24

  • Rodgers a fan of Bucks, doesn't confirm -- or deny -- possible ownership

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Aaron Rodgers has been a regular at Milwaukee Bucks games for years. Now, the Green Bay Packers quarterback may soon be more than just a fan of the NBA franchise. A recent report from the Racine Journal Times stated that Rodgers had talked to new Bucks owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens about..." June 17

  • Aaron Rodgers: I'm a 'big Manziel fan'

    ESPN.com "Aaron Rodgers likes Johnny Manziel -- both as a quarterback and in the way the Cleveland Browns' rookie quarterback handles the spotlight. Although Manziel would surely like to become the quarterback Rodgers has for the Green Bay Packers, in some ways Rodgers has become more like Manziel when..." June 16

  • Rodgers hoping for continuity on offensive line

    Covers.com "Aaron Rodgers has started 96 games at quarterback, earned NFL MVP honors, led his team to a Super Bowl title and been named MVP of that big game. For all of Rodgers' service and accomplishments, what has oddly eluded the Green Bay Packers since he assumed the starting reins at the beginning of..." June 03

  • Aaron Rodgers slims down, more flexible

    ESPN.com "You know it's a busy day around the Green Bay Packers when starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers does not have the largest contingent of reporters around his locker. But with Julius Peppers making his first appearance in a green and gold uniform, some significant changes in defensive coordinator..." May 30

  • Aaron Rodgers' collarbone injury raises question of longevity

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Through the 0-4-1 November, reality hit the Green Bay Packers like a sledgehammer. Mike McCarthy could no longer avoid mentioning Aaron Rodgers to his team. Multiple players admitted losing the quarterback "exposed" flaws on the roster. Very soon it became obvious the Packers were, indeed,..." February 05

  • Finley raves about his relationship with Aaron Rodgers

    Pro Football Talk "Packers tight end Jermichael Finley could leave the team next month via free agency. He told PFT Live on Friday that he definitely wants to stay. One reason he wants to stay arguably once was one of the reasons he wanted to leave — his relationship with quarterback Aaron Rodgers. In 2012,..." February 02

  • Rodgers says Packers opening new title window

    NFL.com "The Green Bay Packers' season came to an abrupt close Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers. On Tuesday's edition of the "Aaron Rodgers Show" on WAUK-AM in Milwaukee, the Packers quarterback said that despite the "unfortunate" end to the season, it was one of the "proudest years" he's..." January 07

  • Packers QB Aaron Rodgers addresses rumor that he's gay

    CBSSports.com "An internet rumor pertaining to the sexuality of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has gained so much steam lately that Rodgers used his weekly radio show on Tuesday to comment on the matter. The rumor? That Rodgers is gay. "I'm just going to say I'm not gay," Rodgers said on 540 WAUK-AM in..." January 01

  • Packers teammates tried to not pin hopes to Rodgers

    Pro Football Talk "Don’t get them wrong, the Packers are glad to have Aaron Rodgers back this week. But they had learned over the last month not to get their hopes up. Packers guard T.J. Lang said he had insulated himself against the possibility of bad news when he was driving to work Thursday, only to find..." December 27

  • Packers' Aaron Rodgers to start Sunday

    Fox Sports "reen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will start Sunday against the Chicago Bears, according to a source. Rodgers has missed the past seven games after fracturing his left collarbone on Nov. 4. Rodgers has been practicing in a limited fashion in recent weeks, but the team had yet to..." December 26

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    Aaron Rodgers took 1st rep in every drill during open part of practice. Those usually go to the starter but we didn't see 11on11s. #Packers

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    Rodgers: It will be definitive one way or another on Thursday.

  • Rodgers concerned about perceived toughness

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday, Packers coach Mike McCarthy repeatedly said called Sunday’s unavailability of quarterback Aaron Rodgers an “organizational decision.” McCarthy could have used a couple of more forceful terms: “Extraordinary risk.” According to Chris Mortensen and Rob Demovsky of ESPN, a recent..." December 22

  • Aaron Rodgers officially out for seventh week

    Pro Football Talk "What looked inevitable is now official. The Packers have officially ruled Aaron Rodgers out Sunday, meaning their playoff hopes will rest with Matt Flynn once again. That pushes Rodgers’ absence to seven weeks with a broken collarbone." December 20

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Packers not expecting Aaron Rodgers to play Sunday vs Steelers unless, as one source said, "something significantly changes with doctor."

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    Jason Wilde @jasonjwilde

    Here's how Aaron Rodgers spent the 11-on-11 period at #Packers practice that was open to media. Flynn took 1s reps. pic.twitter.com/DbhntgCIPm

  • Packers' Flynn looking more like starter against Steelers

    PackersNews.com "All signs from early in practice today suggest that Matt Flynn will be the Packers’ quarterback this week against the Pittsburgh Steelers. During the portion of practice open to reporters today, the Packers ran one short team period, and Flynn took the starter’s reps, Scott Tolzien took the..." December 19

  • McCarthy: Aaron Rodgers not cleared yet, Eddie Lacy sits but likely to play

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Here is a summary of coach Mike McCarthy's post-practice press conference Wednesday (the injury report is listed first): INJURY REPORT TE Brandon Bostick (foot), DNP DE Johnny Jolly (shoulder), DNP ILB Brad Jones (ankle), DNP RB Eddie Lacy (ankle), DNP OLB Mike Neal (abdomen), DNP OLB..." December 18

  • Aaron Rodgers declared out for Cowboys game

    PackersNews.com "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been declared out for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys, coach Mike McCarthy said Friday afternoon. "It's been a difficult morning going through conversation with Aaron and Dr. McKenzie," said McCarthy. "He feels like he's ready to..." December 14

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    Aaron Rodgers listed as OUT for Sunday.

  • Aaron Rodgers holding out hope he can play on Sunday

    Packers.com "Aaron Rodgers felt better in practice on Thursday than he did on Wednesday and he’s holding out hope he will be able to play on Sunday. Rodgers took some snaps with the No. 1 offense in practice for the second straight day and called it “a better day.” He doesn’t know, however, whether that..." December 13

  • Aaron Rodgers takes reps with No. 1 offense, status still unknown

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was moving around, throwing lasers and taking snaps with the No.1 offense in practice Wednesday just as he did before breaking his left collarbone on Nov. 4 against Chicago. And he was doing it without pain. Yet Rodgers might as well have been..." December 12

  • Aaron Rodgers takes first-team reps, according to Packers teammate

    CBSSports.com "The Packers might be pessimistic about the possibility of Aaron Rodgers playing against the Cowboys on Sunday, but that doesn't mean he definitely won't play. According to tight end Andrew Quarless, Rodgers took some first-team reps with the offense on Wednesday during a portion of practice that..." December 11

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Packers pessimistic about Aaron Rodgers being cleared for Dallas. Scheduled for practice today but source says playing inside 8 weeks risky

  • Aaron Rodgers had pain in practice last week, bone not healing fast

    CBSSports.com "Every week, we have a discussion on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and whether his broken collarbone will allow him to return to the lineup for Green Bay for the first time since Nov. 4. At this point, it sounds like he's not even close to coming back. He told ESPN Milwaukee on Tuesday, via..." December 10

  • It's doctor’s orders for Rodgers

    ESPN Wisconsin "Ultimately, Aaron Rodgers will not return to the football field until Dr. Pat McKenzie says he can. That’s what Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Monday, as the Packers began their preparations for the Dallas Cowboys with backup Matt Flynn set to make his third consecutive..." December 10

  • Aaron Rodgers out, Matt Flynn to start vs. Falcons

    Pro Football Talk "Green Bay will be without quarterback Aaron Rodgers for at least one more game. The Packers have announced that Rodgers is out again on Sunday against the Falcons, the fifth full game he has missed since suffering a broken collarbone against the Bears. Matt Flynn will start for the Packers..." December 06

  • Aaron Rodgers is 'likely' to sit out Week 14

    ESPN Wisconsin "Matt Flynn knows how bad it looked. He lived it. “Obviously we have to play better on offense,” the Green Bay Packers backup quarterback said Wednesday. “That was awful.” Yes, yes it was. And if the Packers have any chance of clinging to their thread of postseason life, Flynn and the offense..." December 05

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    #Packers QB Aaron Rodgers did all the individual drills but just like last week he was taking snaps from the backup centers.