GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Don't expect to see Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers still sporting a thick moustache Sunday, on his 29th birthday, when he takes the field to face the Minnesota Vikings.
Rodgers, who has been growing a moustache all month to help raise awareness of prostate cancer as part of Movember, plans to shave it as soon as the calendar turns to December.
"Today is what, the 28th (of November), so we've got two days left," Rodgers said during his Wednesday media session at his locker. "I can't have this for my birthday on Sunday. I've got to look good for that."
Rodgers' moustache, as well as one being worn this month by coach Mike McCarthy, didn't bring the Packers much good luck in their 38-10 Sunday loss to the New York Giants. But they weren't doing it for superstition or style.
"It's great when you can raise awareness for something, something bigger than yourself," Rodgers said. "I've obviously enjoyed working with the MACC (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer) ...