Packers shelve Rodgers leading up to Vikings game

Published 9:53 pm Wednesday, December 20, 2017

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers have put quarterback Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve after they were eliminated from playoff contention with Monday’s win by the Atlanta Falcons.

Rodgers missed seven games after breaking his right collarbone Oct. 15 against Minnesota.

He returned on Sunday, throwing for three touchdowns and three interceptions as the Packers lost 31-24 at Carolina.

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The Packers will host the Vikings at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.