Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers revealed Thursday that Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr gave him the middle finger and the "suck it" sign after injuring the two-time NFL MVP with a sack during an Oct. 15 game between Green Bay and Minnesota.
"I looked over at him as I was walking off the field," Rodgers said on Conan O'Brien's late-night show on TBS. "Cameras caught me saying something to him but what they missed was him [giving me the] finger, 'suck it' sign."
Rodgers was carted to the locker room in the first quarter after taking a hit from Barr and landing hard on his right shoulder. He suffered a broken clavicle on his throwing shoulder on the play and was placed on injured reserve, likely ending his season.
"No respect anymore in this business," Rodgers joked.
The 33-year-old also spoke to O'Brien about the insertion of 13 screws to hold together his broken collarbone. He also discussed his online gaming interests.
Last week, Rodgers posted on Instagram following his surgery, writing that the procedure "went well" and thanking fans for supporting him.
In six games this season, Rodgers has thrown for 13 touchdowns and three interceptions, leading the Packers to a 4-2 record. In his absence, Green Bay was defeated by the New Orleans Saints as third-year quarterback Brett Hundley threw for just 87 yards and one interception.
The Packers have reached the playoffs every season since 2009.