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According to Rob Demovsky of USA Today Sports, the Green Bay Packers gave quarterback Aaron Rodgers a $35 million signing bonus to go along with the five-year $110 million contract extension.
According to a person with access to NFL Players Association salary information, Rodgers’ $40 million in 2013 pay is broken down like this: a $35 million signing bonus, a $4.5 million base salary and a $500,000 workout bonus.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity, because neither Rodgers nor the Packers have released the numbers.
The signing bonus was prorated over the first five years of the contract, meaning the bonus will count $7 million on the salary cap in each of those seasons. There is no proration in the final two years of the deal.
The deal contains a total of $54 million in guaranteed money. Roster bonuses of $9.5 million each in 2014 and 2015 are part of the guaranteed money.
Rodgers’ salary-cap charge for this season is $12 million. Those numbers increase each year to the foll...
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