Colin Cowherd says if Aaron Rodgers gets hurt again, the Packers must move on
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers played all 16 games in 2018, but he is no stranger to being injured, as a broken collarbone limited him to just seven games in 2017, and back in 2013, he missed nine contests due to another broken collarbone.
Not only that, but Rodgers played through a sprained MCL this past season.
So, the fact that Rodgers is apparently dealing with a back issue right now has to be somewhat concerning for a Packers team with Super Bowl hopes, and Fox Sports talk-show host Colin Cowherd thinks that if Rodgers misses significant time yet again, Green Bay will need to move on and draft his replacement.
If Aaron Rodgers gets banged up midseason, the Packers will have to move on and draft another QB.@ColinCowherd explains why NFL teams can’t react to disaster, they have to be proactive pic.twitter.com/7MfjBnkADj
— Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) August 16, 2019
Of course, with Rodgers being 35 years old, it may be time for the Packers to begin thinking about his replacement regardless of whether or not he makes it through the 2019 campaign healthy.
Rodgers had what was arguably his worst season in quite some time this past year. Well, for his standards, anyway. He threw for 4,442 yards, 25 touchdowns, and just two interceptions, but he completed only 62.3 percent of his passes, his second-lowest mark since becoming a full-time starter all the way back in 2008.
While it could have been just an “off” year for Rodgers in what was a terrible season for Green Bay as a whole, it could also be an indication that he is beginning to decline.
Rodgers has made seven Pro Bowl appearances while earning a pair of First-Team All-Pro selections during his NFL tenure. He is also a two-time MVP award winner and a Super Bowl champion.