Vikings QB Kirk Cousins undergoes surgery on torn Achilles after speaking with Aaron Rodgers as he battles back from the same injury: 'Grateful for your prayers... one day at a time'

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By Eric Blum For Dailymail.Com

Published: 14:12 EDT, 1 November 2023 | Updated: 14:30 EDT, 1 November 2023

Minnesota Vikings backmost Kirk Cousins underwent successful room connected his Achilles tendon connected Wednesday, a mates of days aft speaking pinch chap injured backmost Aaron Rodgers astir his ordeal.

Cousins was treated by Dr. Chris Coetzee, a section Minnesota doctor, aft suffering a torn correct Achilles successful nan Vikings' 24-10 triumph complete nan Green Bay Packers connected Sunday.

'Surgery was a success! Grateful for your prayers, Dr. Coetzee's abilities, and our aesculapian team,' Cousins wrote connected Instagram alongside a photograph from nan infirmary bed. 

'I would admit continued prayers! One time astatine a time…'

Rodgers suffered nan aforesaid wounded 4 plays into his New York Jets profession successful September. The soon-to-be-40-year-old backmost is aiming for an unprecedented return to shot this season.

Minnesota Vikings backmost Kirk Cousins has undergone successful room connected his Achilles 

'I talked to a mates different group yesterday who had mentioned that he mightiness want to scope out,' Rodgers said Tuesday connected The Pat McAfee Show. 'I asked them to walk on his number and I really sewage to talk to him connected nan telephone yesterday.'

'I really for illustration Kirk and I've competed against him complete nan years and person a batch of respect for him,' Rodgers continued. 'I conscionable sewage to talk to him, hopefully promote him a small bit. It sucks, decidedly sucks. He was playing really, really well.' 

Rodgers said he passed on each nan accusation he could and moreover namedropped Dr. Neal ElAttrache - who performed nan room connected his Achilles.

Rodgers is still considered a agelong changeable to return to shot this season, moreover pinch his insistence that it could happen.

Aaron Rodgers - who besides tore his Achilles - revealed he had spoken to his chap quarterback

The Jets are 4-3 this play and successful nan mediate of a logjam of AFC teams maneuvering for playoff positions.

After starting 1-4 this season, nan Vikings person won their past 3 games, pinch nan 35-year-old Cousins starring nan charge.

Cousins was having a awesome play earlier nan injury, pinch 2,331 passing yards and 18 touchdowns.

The squad acquired erstwhile Arizona Cardinals starter Joshua Dobbs earlier this week to switch him for astatine slightest nan remainder of this season.

'What a crazy situation,' Rodgers said. 'Everyone's trying to constitute him disconnected and opportunity that everyone's going to get traded location and they're going to rustle that point up.'

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