Aaron Rodgers’ Jets return closer than ever as he is expected to be medically cleared for upcoming game

The Jets' Christmas might get more merrier after Rodgers return.


Aaron Rodgers’ Jets return closer than ever as he is expected to be medically cleared for upcoming game

Aaron Rodgers (Via Imago)

The New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers is all set to come back to the field much earlier than expected. According to a report by ESPN, the veteran quarterback is all set to receive the green signal from the medical team for the game against the Washington Commanders.

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However, the medical clearance does not ensure his return to the field. Rodgers might still decide not to play in the match or can come out as a replacement.

It was earlier assumed that Rodgers would only step onto the field if the Jets would make it to the postseason. However, a change in his mind was reported, and it was told that Rodgers would play irrespective of the Jets’ future. But a lot of things still need to be cleared.

The Jets have a game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday Night Football. If they manage to do something good, then the next game against the Commanders will have some relevance. There will be some sort of hope for the postseason and Rodgers would love to capitalize on that.

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In the very first game of the season, Rodgers suffered a major Achilles Tendon injury on his leg. He had to go through surgery and had to spend a lot of time in the rehabilitation center. His perseverance helped Rodgers to get back on his feet very early. He was spotted on the sidelines and also in the team’s practice, where he threw dimes.

If Rodgers comes back on December 25, then he will be the first player ever in NFL history to make such a comeback. No player has recovered to normalcy from ACL injury within three months. Before him, it was Cam Ackers who came back from an Achilles injury within five months.

Aaron Rodgers looking at redemption at 39

When Aaron Rodgers suffered his Achilles Tendon, it was thought that he would not come back to the field anymore. He was 39 and an injury like Achilles Tendon takes a long time to recover. However, it was his perseverance that helped Rodgers fight the odds.

Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers (Via Imago)

Rodgers recently opened himself up regarding his journey in the rehabilitation center. In the Pat McAfee show, the veteran quarterback said,

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It is awful in most of the days. I think you have to find some beauty in the midst of it. A lot of people have said I really have it for a reason. That is a calling career. I just never really subscribe to that specific thought process. I believe life is happening all the time." 

The NFL world is eagerly waiting for the comeback of the four time league MV.

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