Saturday, 15 December, 2018

Packers, Rodgers agree to contract extension

Davante Adams wants the $20 Aaron Rodgers owes him after record contract Davante Adams wants the $20 Aaron Rodgers owes him after record contract
| 30 August, 2018, 18:30

Aaron Rodgers has signed an extension with the Green Bay Packers, general manager Brian Gutekunst announced Wednesday. With an abundance of players making more guaranteed money nowadays, Rodgers getting more than $100 million -although absurd - is not surprising.

However, Cousins is being credited for pushing QB contracts upward. His previous $22m annual average, which was the highest in National Football League history when the deal was signed in April of 2013, had slipped to 10th among National Football League quarterbacks before the new deal. As you can see below, it looks like he dropped some of his new $57.5 million signing bonus on a new hat, coat and tie.

Rodgers reacted to the new deal on Instagram.

"I talk with my agent daily, so I'm aware of conversations", Rodgers said when training camp opened last month. After the first one, he came back the next season and won his second NFL MVP.


Any questions about Rodgers' value to the Packers were settled previous year.

The four-year extension is going to make Rodgers a rich man, and the best part for him is that he's going to be seeing a lot of that money right away. Other NFL quarterbacks - such as Matt Ryan - have signed their extensions already. Green Bay flopped without him in 2017 and failed to make the playoffs.

But Rodgers has been with the Packers since 2005, and likely will be there until his career is finished.

The 14th-year veteran is the league's all-time leader in passer rating (103.8) and interception rate (1.6 percent).

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