Why is Aaron Rodgers on crutches at Jets vs Chiefs game?

Aaron Rodgers, the 39-year-old NFL quarterback, unfortunately, won’t be able to play for the rest of the season. However, this did not stop him from attending the New York Jets vs. Kansas City Chiefs game to support his team.

Walking on crutches, Rodgers showed up at the Sunday Night Football game on October 1st, held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

But what exactly happened to Aaron Rodgers that caused him to be on crutches?

During the first official game of the season on September 11th, Rodgers tore his Achilles tendon. The injury occurred in the early moments of the game, leaving fans shocked and concerned for his future.

When asked about his injury timeline and whether he will be able to return this season, Rodgers appeared determined and hopeful. In an interview on The Pat McAfee Show, he confidently stated, “Give me the doubts, give me the timetables, give me all the things that you think can, should, or will happen because all I need is that one little extra percent of inspiration. That’s all I need. So give me your doubts, give me your prognostications, and then watch what I do.”

So, what is the likelihood of Rodgers making a comeback in the NFL? Let’s explore what we know so far.

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