Aaron Rodgers said he had ‘Covid toe,’ later calls it ‘disinformation’ and says it’s a fracture 

Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers revealed Wednesday that he is enjoying with a fractured toe, 24 hours after saying he was affected by “Covid toe.”

The embattled sign caller, nonetheless coping with the fallout from a constructive Covid-19 take a look at and his skepticism over vaccinations, mentioned he nonetheless plans to play when the Packers play host to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.

“I discussed yesterday that it’s worse than turf toe and it have to be a bone challenge — I can’t imagine I’ve to come back on right here and speak about my medical data — however yeah, I’ve a fractured toe,” Rodgers instructed reporters on Wednesday.

“I’ve by no means had a Covid toe earlier than. I’ve no lesions on my ft. It’s only a basic case of disinformation.”

That case of “disinformation” got here instantly from Rodgers himself. He instructed “The Pat McAfee Present” on Tuesday that he’s in good bodily form, aside from a lingering painful toe situation.

“I felt good in only a few days. I didn’t have any lingering results aside from Covid toe,” Rodgers instructed the talkshow host.

This ongoing toe challenge was reportedly severe sufficient to place Rodgers’ standing in query for this previous Sunday’s sport towards the Minnesota Vikings, a sport he did finally play in that the Packers misplaced.

Rodgers did not go into larger element on Covid toe, nevertheless it’s a time period often used to describe swelling, ache and discoloration within the foot suffered by Covid sufferers.

In an October 2020 evaluation, researchers discovered that Covid toes might final wherever from 12 to 60 days, with one “long-hauler” affected person affected by the situation for six months.

“It was extra painful than turf toe and I had turf toe years in the past,” Rodgers mentioned Tuesday.

When McAfee pressed Rodgers for extra particulars, final season’s NFL MVP politely, virtually jokingly, mentioned he’s executed with medical speak on the present.

“Look Pat I’ve already talked sufficient on this present about my medical standing,” he mentioned. “I’ve given you adequate data at this level. I’ve an damage that is not going away and I’m going to be coping with it for not less than the subsequent few weeks.”

Rodgers missed the Nov. 7 sport towards the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs after testing constructive, a analysis and benching that exposed he hadn’t been vaccinated — even after implying publicly that he had been.

It was on McAfee’s Nov. 5 present that Rodgers confirmed he was unvaccinated, mentioned he took ivermectin and accused the “woke mob” of allegedly attempting to “cancel” him over his vaccination standing.