Rodgers 'a couple weeks away', though no return date set

Jay Sorgi

Aaron Rodgers. Photo: Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Rodgers 'a couple weeks away', though no return date set

CREATED Nov. 11, 2013 - UPDATED: Nov. 11, 2013

Packers coach Mike McCarthy gave his own estimate on when Aaron Rodgers will be back in uniform, though it was an unofficial one.

As reported by multiple media members:

Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone in the Packers' 27-20 loss to the Chicago Bears on November 4th.

If a couple weeks literally means two more games missed, the third game out would be the  Thanksgiving Day showdown with the Detroit Lions.

A previous report brought a potential return by the Atlanta Falcons game on December 8th.

The Packers are forced to go with third-string QB Scott Tolzien as the starter when the Packers play the New York Giants on Sunday (1:00 p.m. on 620WTMJ).

Backup Seneca Wallace injured his groin in the Packers' 27-13 loss to Philadelphia on Sunday.

That wasn't the only workout, though.  According to the Journal Sentinel's Tom Silverstein: