Aaron Rodgers’ John Wick costume could burn him further

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Aaron Rodgers nailed his rendition of John Wick connected Halloween, but the costume could origin immoderate added accent to his COVID-19 controversy.

Rodgers attended a squad Halloween enactment past week, wherever helium was seen successful photos and a video without a disguise portion astir different Packers’ players, including choky extremity Marcedes Lewis.

It’s unclear which players and however galore attended the Halloween enactment that took spot aft the Packers’ 24-21 triumph implicit the Cardinals past Thursday.

The NFL is investigating whether the Packers enforced the league’s COVID-19 protocols aft the quarterback, who is unvaccinated, tested affirmative for coronavirus and has been seen unmasked connected aggregate occasions.

Since the reigning NFL MVP is considered unvaccinated by the league’s standards, helium volition miss a minimum of 10 days. That volition unit Rodgers to miss a marquee matchup against Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs connected Sunday, erstwhile backup Jordan Love volition get his archetypal vocation start. He could instrumentality successful Week 10, erstwhile Green Bay hosts the Seahawks.

Rodgers has besides arrived to indoor property conferences astatine Green Bay’s installation without wearing a mask. That’s a usurpation of the NFL’s protocols for unvaccinated players, who are required to deterioration masks astatine each times successful the squad facility, and are incapable to stitchery successful groups larger than 3 players.

On the road, unvaccinated players “are prohibited from congregating, visiting oregon mingling with individuals extracurricular of the traveling enactment erstwhile they person arrived successful the crippled city.”

Unvaccinated players are taxable to fines if they interruption COVID protocols. Repeat offenders could look suspension.

The details surrounding which protocols Rodgers has been pursuing stay to beryllium seen, on with whether the Packers eased their attack to enforcing protocols with the quarterback.

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers watches enactment   from the sideline Aaron Rodgers’ Halloween costume could complicate his COVID-19 problems further.Getty Images

Rodgers is besides nether occurrence for accusations he misled reporters erstwhile helium said successful August that helium is “immunized.”

Over the summer, during his holdout with the Packers, Rodgers reportedly received an alternate “homeopathic treatment” from his idiosyncratic doc to rise his antibody level. 

When helium reportedly approached the NFL to reappraisal the treatment, successful hopes of being cleared arsenic a vaccinated player, the league and the NFLPA determined helium was unvaccinated — meaning, the league has known Rodgers is unvaccinated for immoderate time.