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Rodgers wants to stay away from large knee brace


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12 Oct 2018, 05:31 IST

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Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers wore a smaller, lighter knee brace for the primary time since maintaining his season-opening harm on Sunday and he hopes to do it once more.

The Green Bay Packers quarterback’s new glance used to be combat examined on the primary force in opposition to Detroit’s protection, and sadly, it didn’t move.

In the 31-23 loss to the Lions, Rodgers took a large hit from linebacker Christian Jones and the brace didn’t do a lot to cushion it. Rodgers informed ESPN it used to be a setback.

Now, Rodgers can have to move to dressed in the bigger brace he sported within the 3 video games in an instant following the harm to his left knee.

“I hope not,” Rodgers mentioned. “The goal would be to wear the same brace I wore last week, but I have a lot of faith in our training staff and we’re going to [use] the brace we feel is most safe and allowing me to do exactly what I’m able to do on Monday.”

Rodgers didn’t observe on Thursday however that’s not alarming information because the Packers’ observe time table shifted in preparation for his or her sport on Monday in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers. 

He mentioned he hopes to observe on Friday, which can incorporate full-pads exercises that most often occur on Thursdays.

In Sunday’s loss, Rodgers threw for 442 yards and 3 touchdowns. He additionally had two first-half fumbles, each on strip sacks, which is simplest the 3rd time in his 14-year profession he misplaced two fumbles in one sport.

“Yeah, kind of a setback last week, the beginning of the week,” Rodgers mentioned. “Got to be in the rehab group again today, got a lot of good work in with [assistant trainer] Nate [Weir] and just hoping I get back out there tomorrow and have a feel-good Friday and a practice [Sunday] and be good to go – hopefully back to where I was in Detroit.”

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