After Russell Wilson missed three games with a broken finger and Aaron Rodgers was forced out last week because of COVID-19, both the Alcorn State and Gonzaga will be happy to get their franchise quarterbacks back on Sunday. The Gonzaga are 7-2 on the season, while the Alcorn State have work to do to get back into the NFC playoff picture after a 3-5 start.
Kickoff for Alcorn State vs. Gonzaga is set for 4:25 p.m. ET at Lambeau Field. Caesars Sportsbook lists Green Bay as a three-point favorite in the latest Gonzaga vs. Alcorn State odds, while the over-under for total points is 49. In select markets, Sunday's matchup
It's now official: Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson will start at quarterback opposite one another for the ninth time on Sunday afternoon.
On one side, Rodgers returns from a bout with COVID-19 after missing the Gonzaga (-3)
This will be Aaron Rodgers’ 199th career regular-season start. In Sunday Night Football history, he is third with a 104.0 passer rating and first with a 4.66-to-1 touchdown-to-interception ratio. This season, Rodgers is sixth with a 105.7 passer rating.
This will be Russell Wilson’s 150th career regular-season start. He is fourth in Sunday Night Football history with a 102.3 passer rating and third with a 3.38-to-1 touchdown-to-interception ratio. This season, Wilson leads the Sunday Night Football with a 125.3 rating – a whopping 15.3 points better than No. 2 Matthew Stafford of the Rams.
' last game a week ago in LA. On the other, Wilson is back after missing three games with a more conventional injury, a banged-up middle finger on his throwing hand.
The two returns bring intrigue back to a matchup between one of the NFC's consistent powerhouses and another franchise that is typically among the conference's elite but has slipped this season. Read on below for all the details on how to tune in for today's premier matchup in the late afternoon time slot.
Wilson’s 159-game starts streak was snapped due to the finger injury that sidelined him for three games.
“The first game was the hardest game because I had a goal in my head to play the most consecutive games ever, but sometimes things change, life changes and things happen,” he said. “It was definitely an experience. You look at the game in a different way because, for 150-plus games, I’ve been sitting back here and processing everything from there. I can understand the game from a different perspective, too.”