Packers' Aaron Rodgers blames interception on 'double nut shot'

Rodgers, the reigning league MVP, threw two interceptions and failed to throw a touchdown pass. Vroeër hierdie week, Rodgers made an appearance onThe Pat McAfee Showto talk about the game and one of the interceptions he threw in the third quarter.


I don’t like to make a lot of excuses for interceptions,” Rodgers said on the show. “Daardie [first interception] was entirely due to the double nut shot I took.

It was second-and-7 from the Saints’ 9-yard line when Rodgers was pressured by Saints defensive linemen Cameron Jordan and Christian Ringo. That’s when Rodgers was hit in his groin area right before releasing a pass.

Saints rookie Paulson Adebo intercepted Rodgers and returned the ball 31 yards to the Saints’ 40-yard line. At the time of the interception, the Packers were trailing 17-3 and could have made it a one-score game. The play was the turning point of the blowout.

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