On Thursday, it was being reported that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was showing improvement in practice after missing the past five weeks with a fractured collarbone, but it appears he’ll be held out when the Pack comes to Dallas on Sunday afternoon.
Rodgers was ruled out on Friday after failing to meet the criteria for being cleared medically, ESPN reports.
“He's very disappointed. He's frustrated,” Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said of Rodgers, per ESPN. "Speaking with [doctors], it's the right decision.”
This means the Cowboys will face Matt Flynn, who was brought back to the Packers about a month ago to bridge the gap. Since taking over, Flynn has gone 1-1-1, with the one win coming last week against the Falcons at Lambeau.
In that win, Flynn went 24 of 32 passing for 258 yards, a touchdown and an interception.
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