GREEN BAY (CBSMiami) – After being eliminated from playoff contention, the Green Bay Packers have shut down Aaron Rodgers for the remainder of the season. He’s been placed on the injured reserve list.READ MORE: ‘I Have Goose Bumps’: Zoo Miami's Ron Magil On 'Rita' Laying 2nd Egg On Live Bald Eagle Cam
Rodgers had just returned to the active roster from a broken collarbone. He and the Packers fell to the Panthers on Sunday. Later, the Falcons beat the Buccaneers to officially eliminate Green Bay from the playoff chase.READ MORE: Boca Raton Man Faces Charges In Fatal Crash That Killed Homestead Mom, Daughter On Thanksgiving Eve
Rodgers was less than one hundred percent when he returned. Now, with postseason football out of the equation, the team will shut him down to avoid any setbacks.MORE NEWS: Kyle Lowry Scores 19 Points, Heat Beat Bulls 107-104
Brett Hundley returns to the starting lineup. The third-year signal caller out of UCLA started seven games during Rodgers’ previous layoff this season. Hundley has completed 63.9 percent of his passes for 1,534 yards with 8 touchdowns and 8 interceptions.