Aaron Rodgers to have surgery on broken collarbone
GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- In a press conference this afternoon, Packers Head Coach McCarthy announced that Aaron Rodgers right collarbone injury will, in fact, require surgery.
McCarthy on QB Aaron Rodgers' injury: It will require surgery. Potentially his season will be over. Focus is on getting Aaron healthy.— Green Bay Packers (@packers) October 16, 2017
McCarthy made the announcement while talking to the media at Lambeau Field Monday afternoon. We also know that Joe Callahan has been pulled off the practice squad and signed to the active roster, he's the No. 2 QB.
It's still unsure of how long Rodgers will have to sit out. McCarthy was asked about the possibility of bringing a fresh face to the team. The name Colin Kaepernick was thrown around again during the afternoon presser. McCarthy was steadfast in only discussing Hundley and Callahan. McCarthy added that he has 3 years invested in Brett Hundley and that he has confidence in what he can do.
"He's our leader. He's a great football player, this is tough on him. He had a rough night last night, we visited again today so he's going to move forward and once again, the focus is on getting him healthy, getting him right," Mike McCarthy said.
McCarthy: I've got three years invested in Brett Hundley. I've got great confidence in him.— Green Bay Packers (@packers) October 16, 2017
Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story.
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