The Green Bay Packers may have seen their chances of winning Super Bowl LII end after star quarter-back Aaron Rodgers suffered a broke collarbone in Sunday’s defeat to the Minnesota Vikings.
Rodgers sustained the injury in the first quarter of his side’s clash at U.S. Bank Field, where the Packers lost 23-10 and scored all their points in the second quarter of a dismal evening on foreign turf.
Green Bay posted a tweet after a tackle made by Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr resulted in Rodgers’ injury, which read: “QB Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone. There’s a chance he could miss the rest of the season.”
The Packers were considered to be among favourites to win Super Bowl LII prior to Sunday’s injury setback, priced as low as 7/1 (8.00) with Betfair before kick-off, but with Rodgers potentially missing the rest of their season, their price almost tripled to 24/1 (25.00).
The New England Patriots remain frontrunners to win this season’s Super Bowl and are heavily tipped at 4/1 (5.00) despite their troubles, while the Kansas City Chiefs are joint-runners-up at 8/1 (9.00) after suffering their first loss of the season against Pittsburgh on Sunday.
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Super Bowl LII Odds
New England Patriots: 4/1 (5.00)
Kansas City Chiefs: 8/1 (9.00)
Philadelphia Eagles: 8/1 (9.00)
Pittsburgh Steelers: 9/1 (10.00)
Seattle Seahawks: 10/1 (11.00)
Atlanta Falcons: 14/1 (15.00)
Green Bay Packers: 16/1 (17.00)
Carolina Panthers: 25/1 (26.00)
Denver Broncos: 25/1 (26.00)
Dallas Cowboys: 25/1 (26.00)
Detroit Lions: 33/1 (34.00)