Green Bay Packers rumors link the team to a very interesting name. On Sunday (Oct. 16), Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was injured on what many fans have been claiming was a late hit. Not only did the Packers lose to the Minnesota Vikings, but now the team may have lost its leader for the rest of the 2017 NFL season. A report from the team’s official Twitter account relayed the bad news that Rodgers has a broken collarbone.

The Packers fell to 4-2 on the season, putting them as the second place team in the NFC North. The Packers share identical records with the Vikings but have now fallen behind due to the head-to-head tiebreaker.

If the regular season came to an end today, the Packers would still make the 2018 NFL Playoffs, but it would be as a Wild Card team. This raises the stakes when it comes to finding a replacement at quarterback.

Tony Romo with the Packers?

Brett Hundley finished the game for the Packers, completing 18-of-33 passes against the Vikings. Hundley had a touchdown, but he also threw three costly interceptions that might indicate he isn’t a good solution for the team. Enter the Tony Romo rumors, as many people are posting on social media about how Romo is from Wisconsin and found a lot of high school success in the state. Would he want to play professional football in Wisconsin?

During this past NFL offseason, there was still reported interest from several teams in former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.

Instead of signing with a new team and trying to get back to the postseason, Romo decided to retire, having played for only one NFL team during his entire career. It’s unclear if he would even have interest in playing again, as he currently works for CBS in the booth.

A stark reality of the situation

Despite a number of Green Bay Packers rumors getting expressed on social media, there has been no indication of the team speaking with Tony Romo or his representatives.

While that could change, especially if Romo hinted at possibly wanting to play for the Packers, right now there is no validity to the current rumors. It means that unless the Packers look at signing someone else in free agency, the team may stick with Brett Hundley.

Dealing with injuries has been rough for the Packers this season, with the hospital stay for Davante Adams making headlines before Aaron Rodgers went down.

In the same game where Adams got injured, Ty Montgomery broke ribs, likely affecting him for the rest of the current NFL season. Overcoming injuries is nothing new for the Packers, but dealing with the loss of its star quarterback may be too much for even this team. While Brett Hundley may have a future with the team, fans shouldn’t be surprised if a number of veteran quarterbacks available through free agency or a trade come up in Green Bay Packers rumors soon.