Injuries: Aaron Rodgers has ’13 screws’ in collarbone

Aaron Rodgers has traded in shoulder pads for shoulder slings since breaking his collarbone a few weeks back.

The Packers quarterback will make his first public appearance Thursday night in a pre-taped segment on Conan, the TBS late-night talk show, since undergoing surgery on his (likely) season-ending injury.

By doing that, Fowler would take one step closer toward achieving one of his new goals: being regarded as a role model himself.

“I’m able to give some of the rookies advice when they first come in the league and go through stuff because I’ve been there,” he said. “It’s a great feeling and I want to keep it going.”

It sure beats going in the direction Fowler was headed.

A more telling sign of Pryor’s growing irrelevance in the Redskins offense: Pryor was on the field for only 30 offensive snaps (47 percent), narrowly edging out Ryan Grant and falling way behind second-year wideout Josh Doctson.

Potential return? Week 12 is a best-case scenario, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians recently told co-host Bill Polian and me on SiriusXM NFL Radio.

Impact: Johnson’s injury wasn’t just devastating for those who play him in fantasy football. Johnson tied an NFL record last season with 15 consecutive games of 100-plus yards from scrimmage and was set to carry the offensive load for the Cardinals once again. Arizona’s failure to replace him prompted a trade with New Orleans for Adrian Peterson earlier this month. But while Peterson is a future Pro Football Hall of Fame selection, he no longer possesses the same elusiveness as USA Cheap Jerseys Johnson nor the receiving Texans Cheap Jerseys skills that made the latter so dangerous.

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