Aaron Rodgers bizarrely believes the ‘noises from dolphins when they’re LOVE-MAKING’ could heal his Achilles rupture
Aaron Rodgers could be using a number of alternative methods to hasten his return to the field following his Achilles tendon rupture, including making out with dolphins.
The 39-year-old underwent surgery to repair his Achilles tendon on Wednesday after tearing it just four snaps into his New York Jets debut Monday night and the NFL veteran is already planning his return to the field.
Rodgers, who said “anything is possible” when asked if he expects a return this season, is exploring options to make that hope a reality.
The signal caller, who is known for alternative methods when it comes to his health, said he is exploring “modalities” including one involving dolphins during his interview on the Pat McAfee Show Friday.
“There are ideas that some of the sounds the dolphins make when they’re making love, the frequency of that is actually healing to the body,” Rodgers said.
Aaron Rodgers believes the sound of dolphins making love can heal his Achilles tendon
The veteran quarterback tore his Achilles tendon in his debut with the New York Jets on Monday
The 39-year-old underwent surgery on his torn Achilles tendon in LA on Wednesday
Rodgers has made no secret of his bizarre methods in the past. Last season, he supported the use of ayahuasca, claiming it helped him have MVP-winning seasons in 2021 and 2022.
But he did confirm to McAfee that Ayahuasca will not be part of his rehabilitation program.
The four-time MVP also went into a dark retreat late last season, sequestering himself in a cabin in Southern Oregon for several days as he pondered his NFL future.
He came out wanting to delay NFL retirement, which ultimately led to his blockbuster trade from Green Bay, where he had spent 18 years, to New York.
However, his new start with the Jets came to an abrupt halt against the Buffalo Bills.
He said the 24 hours after his Achilles injury were among the toughest of his life, but he has refused to give up hope of a spectacular return.
“There have been a few guys with some interesting timetables on Achilles’ return,” Rodgers said of his timetable.
When asked if he was somehow pursuing a comeback for the 2023 NFL season, Rodgers said; ‘I’m not going to accept those statements, I don’t think that’s fair to myself.’
The 39-year-old Rodgers left his Jets debut after just four snaps when he tore his left Achilles tendon
The quarterback suffered the injury when he was sacked by Leonard Floyd minutes into the game
But when the former Packers teammate asked if it was a possibility, he replied; “I think, as Kevin Garnett said, anything is possible.”
While Rodgers offered an optimistic outlook on Friday, he said he felt far from that in the immediate aftermath of his injury on Monday night.
“Monday was a great day to start,” Rodgers told McAfee. “Great night, running on the field with the flag, it was electric. And then it became one of the toughest 24-hour stretches I’ve had in my life.
“A lot of sadness, a lot of tears, a lot of dark frustration and angels – a whole range of emotions, but then the sun came up the next day. I found myself in LA and had surgery on Wednesday and I’ve been feeling better ever since.”
Rodgers explained that he knew immediately what happened to him on the fourth snap and removed any doubt about his return to the Jets, or at full capacity. Instead, he plans to do this for revenge.
Rodgers admitted he had one of the toughest 24 hours after the injury
‘What I would like to say is: give me the doubts. Give me the doubts, give me the timetables. Give me all the things you think can, should or will happen, because all I need is that one extra percent of inspiration, that’s all I need.
“Give me your doubts, give me your predictions and then see what I do.”
Rodgers did admit that his age made things a bit more complicated, but obviously rebuked suggestions that he couldn’t overcome what was in front of him.
“Just because someone has never done it a certain way doesn’t mean it’s not possible.