McCarthy: Rodgers to have surgery on collarbone

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers leaves the locker room after a game against the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. Rodgers broke his collarbone in the first half. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

GREEN BAY -- Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone, and that his season could be over.

McCarthy said Monday the two-time NFL MVP would have surgery in the near future. He says there is no timeline for his potential return.

"The key is to get Aaron healthy, it's not to develop a timeline," McCarthy said.

Rodgers got hurt in the first quarter of the 23-10 loss on Sunday at Minnesota.

Packers-Vikings game recap

Brett Hundley is now the starting quarterback. The Packers also promoted third-stringer Joe Callahan from the practice squad to become the backup quarterback.

Cornerback Quinten Rollins was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury to make room for Callahan.

Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken collarbone, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Monday.

The surgery has not been scheduled. McCarthy said the focus was on Rodgers' health.

McCarthy said there was no timetable for Rodgers' return, reiterating the team's statement Sunday that said he could miss the rest of the season.

McCarthy also said the team was not focused on the roster right now, amid speculation that the Packers could sign a quarterback. Brett Hundley played the rest of the game Sunday, and the Packers promoted Joe Callahan from the practice squad Monday.

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