The Green Bay Packers confirmed the diagnosis early in the fourth quarter, trailing 24-0 to the Detroit Lions. The Packers will be picking 12th in the 2019 NFL Draft, in addition to owning an additional first-round pick acquired in a trade with the New Orleans Saints during Round One of the 2018 NFL Draft.
The NFL broadcast booth will have a very entertaining presence in the final week of the regular season. Reports were that Rodgers was being evaluated for a concussion. Last year, Green Bay won just seven games and failed to qualify for the postseason, largely due to the fact that Rodgers missed most of the season with a broken collarbone.
Detroit scored again as time wound down until intermission on a 13-yard gallop by Zach Zenner with 1:06 showing on the clock.
Prater received a direct snap then threw it down the left side of the field to Levine Toilolo for an eight-yard touchdown pass.
The two-time MVP was sacked on his first dropback of the game, taking a big hit from Lions linebacker Jarrad Davis and losing his helmet during the play.