Aaron Rodgers showed tremendous grit playing through a serious calf injury. Packers fans can place the blame on surface in Tampa Bay.
During his radio show on ESPNWisconsin Thursday, Rodgers said he thought the calf injury which hampered him down the stretch was a result of poor field conditions when he played against the Buccaneers on Dec. 21.
Aaron Rodgers on the calf injury: "Due to the poor surface in Tampa." Also where he had shoulder injury in the past.
— ESPN Milwaukee (@ESPNMilwaukee) February 5, 2015
The NFLPA has ranked playing surfaces for years — with Tampa Bay’s Raymond James Stadium getting positives every time.