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Aaron Rodgers Injury: Packers QB's knee is on schedule for OTAs, per report

Green Bay fans can R-E-L-A-X about the health of their quarterback.

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Earlier today, ESPN's Rob Demovsky tweeted out that, citing a source, Aaron Rodgers' knee after having surgery in January has suffered no setbacks and that he should have minimal if any restrictions during next month's offseason program.

In his article, Demovsky's source also says that Rodgers has been seen "running around" and that there is no reason to believe he would miss the team's offseason workouts starting next month. Rodgers has been a full-time participant in those workouts in year's past and there doesn't seem to be any reason why this year would be any different.

Rodgers had his knee operated on only a few days after the Packers' loss to the Arizona Cardinals in the playoffs. Demovsky's source further said that Rodgers' knee surgery was "just a cleanup", which would allude to this being relatively minor surgery from normal wear and tear.

In February, Rodgers did participate in the Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament, a tradition which he has kept up most years recently. A month ago at the Scouting Combine, Packers coach Mike McCarthy confirmed that Rodgers would do some work in OTAs before being fully ready "by the time training camp comes." The new report suggests that he would be ahead of even that schedule.

With Jordy Nelson appearing likely to be ready for the regular season following his own knee surgery last year, Rodgers could be in for another big year. His knee should be a non-issue by training camp at the latest. Rest easy Packers fans.