Aaron Rodgers Says He’s ‘Completely Heartbroken’ After Season-Ending Injury, Vows to ‘Rise Again’

Aaron Rodgers remains positive after tearing his left Achilles.

The New York Jets confirmed on their website that the running back, 39, has been placed on the injured reserve list following the team’s Monday night game against the Buffalo Bills. Rodgers will miss the rest of the season.

Rodgers released a statement on Instagram on Wednesday in which he addressed the injury in person for the first time.

“Thank you to every person who reached out, called, texted, DMed, connected through friends, etc.,” he wrote. “It meant a lot to me and I’ll try to get back to you all soon 🥹❤️.” The athlete previously told how he was feeling.

Aaron Rodgers is getting some help off the field Monday.

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Aaron Rodgers out for season after MRI confirms Jets QB ruptured Achilles: reports

“I am completely heartbroken and moving through all the emotions, but deeply touched and humbled by the support and love,” he added. “💔 Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers as I begin the healing process today. 🙏 ♾️ ❤️.”

Rodgers ended the post by congratulating his team on their 22-16 win against the Bills, writing, “The night is darkest before the dawn. And I’ll rise again. Proud of my boys, 1-0 🛩️.”

The injury occurred early in the first quarter after Rodgers was sacked by Bills’ Leonard Floyd. Rodgers was helped off the field by staff members and underwent an MRI.

Jets head coach Robert Saleh he told reporters on Tuesday that he has “a lot of emotions” for the soccer star.

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“I feel more for Aaron than anybody,” said Saleh, 44. “He’s invested so much in this organization, so much in this journey that he’s on and he wants to be a part of what’s going on here. And how much he has invested not only in this organization, but also in his teammates, himself, this fan base, the city, so I have a lot of emotions for him.”

The Jets also announced statement about X, formally known as Twitter, confirming the news. “None of us wanted him to go, but we know your dedication to this team will continue to impact our progress. Get well soon, @AaronRodgers12” said the team.

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Rodgers has spoken publicly about his desire to play for the New York Jets after playing for the Green Bay Packers for 14 seasons. In July, he signed a two-year, $75 million, fully guaranteed contract that runs through the 2024 season.

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