Aaron Rogers hopes to continue playing in the NFL after undergoing surgery to rupture his Achilles tendon in the first game of the 2023 season.
The 39-year-old quarterback suffered a serious injury in the fourth quarter of the New York Jets’ game against the Buffalo Bills on Monday, the 11th.
Aaron Rodgers’ surgery successful
Rogers’ surgery took place on Thursday, September 14, at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles.
“Yesterday’s surgery went well,” Rogers wrote on his Instagram account. “Thank you all for your love, prayers and support. Thank you to Dr. ElAttrache and his staff for putting me on the road to recovery.”
Neal ElAttrache is recognized for his interventions with professional athletes. Kobe Bryant has undergone surgery in the past for the same injury.
“My heart is completely broken and going through every emotion possible,” the four-time NFL MVP wrote. “The night is darkest before the dawn and I will rise again,” he added.
Aaron Rodgers last had surgery at the end of 2015 for a knee injury. In January 2004, after his freshman year at Cal, Rogers underwent reconstructive surgery on his left knee.
This quarterback wants to play until he’s 45 like Brady
“I would love to play a few more years here, I’m not sure if it’s two years, three years or those five years that will get me like Tom Brady into 45. I definitely want to be here longer,” Four Points Mamoru said of his possibility. retire.
Rodgers played just 94 seconds in the first year of his contract with New York. Defensive back Leonard Floyd injured former Green Bay Packers player.
Very reminiscent of Kevin Durant’s injury! https://t.co/DxJ2wwxOUd pic.twitter.com/U5vRf0TL3y
— ACL Recovery Club (@ACLrecoveryCLUB) September 12, 2023
The quarterback, who turns 40 in December, is signed with the Jets through 2025 and will have $38 million guaranteed in 2024. Aaron Rodgers leaves Green Bay after 18 seasons.
Aaron Rodgers takes the field holding an American flag 🙌
– NFL (@NFL) September 12, 2023
Made in America shoot