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

Aaron Rodgers. Photo: Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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

By Jay Sorgi. 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: