The Aaron Rodgers 2021 saga is certainly full of surprises. The latest chapter in this roller coaster season came in the form of the 2020 NFL MVP showing off his toes. To the media. At the start of Wednesday’s press conference. Has there every been a player like Rodgers?
This was not just some random decision made by one of the best players in the NFL. Ever since Aaron Rodgers tested positive for COVID-19, he has been criticized all over the media. After he was cleared to come back, he was immediately put on the Green Bay Packers’ injury report. The designation was a toe injury. Many speculated that Rodgers was suffering from COVID Toe, a condition that causes lesions and cracks in the skin around the toe.
Furthering these rumors were comments made jokingly with Rodgers on The Pat McAfee Show on Tuesday. In previous days, though, Rodgers has stated the injury is worse than turf toe. It is a bone issue. COVID Toe, as mentioned, is a skin issue.
So Why Did Aaron Rodgers Show Off His Foot?
Aaron Rodgers showed his toe to the media to “take a look at the lesions.” As everyone saw, there were none. Rodgers explained that he has a fractured toe. He also stated he could not believe he had to come in front of the media and talk about his medical status again. He also stated that he hopes he gets an apology from the writer who broke the news claiming he had COVID Toe.
Ever the person to find humor in any situation, Rodgers made a screen shot of his interview his new Twitter profile picture.
You can watch the full interview here:
What Is Aaron Rodgers Game Status?
While Aaron Rodgers will remain on the injury report, he will not miss anymore games. The injury kept him out of practice on Wednesday, though.