Aaron Rodgers is four games into his New York Jets debut with an ankle injury that will require an MRI.

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Buffalo Bills defensive end Leonard Floyd sacks Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers during the first quarter of an NFL game at MetLife Stadium on Monday in East Rutherford, New Jersey.



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Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, making his debut with the New York Jets, left the field in his fourth game with an ankle injury. The team’s NFL game Monday night against the Buffalo Bills.

The injury occurred when Rodgers was sacked by Bills edge rusher Leonard Floyd during the team’s first drive in the first quarter.

The Four-time Most Valuable Player I stood up for a few moments before going back to the floor. The Jets’ medical staff visited him before helping him off the field at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

After being checked into the blue medical tent on the sidelines, the 39-year-old was carted off to the locker room and missed the rest of the game.

Jets head coach Robert Saleh told reporters at the postgame news conference, “(We’re) concerned about his Achilles (tendon). The MRI is probably going to confirm what we already think with his Achilles, so praying tonight. But that is not good.”

Rodgers’ X-rays “were negative,” the team said Published in XFormerly known as Twitter.

Backup quarterback Zach Wilson entered the game for the injured Rodgers.

“I hurt Aaron and how much he’s invested,” Saleh said. “I’m still going to pray. I’m going to be more optimistic.

Before being traded in the offseason, Rodgers spent the first 18 seasons of his NFL career with the Green Bay Packers, where he led the team to a 31-25 victory in Super Bowl XLV in 2011.

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Rodgers won MVP awards in 2011, 2014, 2020 and 2021.

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