The Green Bay Packers officially ruled Aaron Rodgers out for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Head coach Mike McCarthy explained the situation in a Friday press conference that didn't sound much different from the past few previous Fridays, saying Rodgers is not medically cleared and that it's an organizational decision.
Rodgers broke his collarbone in early November and is now roughly seven weeks removed from the injury. Like he has the past couple weeks, Rodgers did practice in a limited fashion on Friday.
Without Rodgers, the Packers will once again enter this weekend's game with Matt Flynn as the starter at quarterback.
With most of the NFL universe focused on the decision to sit Rodgers, the Packers did have better news for several other players on the roster.
Four players who didn't practice at all on either Wednesday or Thursday returned to action on Friday and all are listed as probable: running back Eddie Lacy, along with linebackers Mike Neal, Nick Perry and Brad Jones.
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