According to reports, the quarterback suffered a complete rupture of the Achilles tendon in his left ankle, an injury that will keep him out for the rest of the NFL season.
Rodgers was injured during his first drive as quarterback of the New York Jets. The game was a first down when Rodgers was sacked by linebacker Leonard Floyd. During the catch, the QB’s left ankle bent abnormally.
Rodgers fell to the ground, got back up, but a few seconds later he was back on the grass until he was helped by Jets medical personnel and head coach Robert Saleh himself, who personally came to check on his player’s condition. .
The former Green Bay player has completed just four games in a Jets uniform this season.
NFL SHOCKED BY RODGERS INJURY!
The NFL world is crying, suffering and regretting what happened to Aaron Rodgers last night. Because the unfortunate pictures began with the quarterback throwing himself to the ground, then left the field with the help of the staff, entered the medical care tent, moved to the tunnel of the locker room of a cart and finally, with a boot walking, various reactions erupted.
According to NFL Network’s Peter Schrager, he spoke with three different members of the Jets coaching staff throughout the night and they remain in disbelief over what happened. “They didn’t sleep,” Schrager said. “Is it all a dream?” is one of the quotes a coach shared with The Athletic’s Diana Russini.
Even David Bakhtiari, a former Green Bay Packers teammate of Rodgers, posted complaints against the NFL on his social networks, pointing out that the use of synthetic grass on fields results in a higher number of damage Breece Hall, Jets running back and current teammate of ‘A-Rod’, was asked about the topic at the end of the game and commented, “Pasto, that’s my answer; “We want grass.”