By Joe Kipp
In the season opener, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went down early in the first half against the Chicago Bears with what appeared to be a devastating knee injury.
As it turned out, Rodgers would return in the second half and lead a historic comeback over the Bears.
Since then, the Packers organization – and Rodgers himself – have declined to comment on the exact specifics of his injury. Many claimed Rodgers suffered a left MCL sprain.
Over the past several weeks, Rodgers has been working with the rehab group early in the week and then practicing in a limited fashion to finish the week. He was finally taken off the injury report last Thursday. It appeared he was nearing full strength.
But one former NFL team doctor believes Rodgers may have reinjured his left knee during the Packers’ loss to the Detroit Lions last Sunday.
Early Friday morning, Dr. David J. Chao – former NFL head team doctor for the San Diego Chargers and a practicing orthopedic surgeon – tweeted out potential evidence of Rodgers reinjuring his left MCL:
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