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The Green Bay Packers are now shifting their focus to their star quarterback, and for the first time, are openly talking about getting a long term deal for Aaron Rodgers done.
Team President Mark Murphy told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that getting Rodgers signed to a long term deal that would make him the games highest paid player is now their priority.
“It’s a priority,” Murphy said. “I think as an organization, I think we all want to see that get done.”
Murphy stated that the team should have no problem coming up with the $120 plus million and over $50 million guaranteed that would be needed to appease Rodgers.
“It’s not an issue at all,” Murphy said. “I think we’ve talked through with Russ and Ted and we have more than enough resources to do whatever they need to do.”
Expect Rodgers and the Packers to make quick work of Joe Flacco being the highest paid player in league history. Sometime before the regular season starts, look for a 6 or 7 year deal worth more than $125 million.
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The Packers team president says that giving star quarterback Aaron Rodgers a big contract extension is a priority for the organization.
Aaron Rodgers is not paid like one of the NFLs best quarterbacks. The Green Bay Packers want to put an end to that.
The 2011 NFL Most Valuable Player has two years left on a contract that Rodgers agreed to with the Packers in 2008 when he was midway through his first season as Green Bays starting quarterback.
Rather than having Rodgers, 29, play out those final two years at a rate...
Green Bay Packers team president Mark Murphy acknowledged
publically that the team is pursuing a long-term contract extension with
quarterback Aaron Rodgers that would likely be done before the start of the
regular season, according to Tom Silverstein of The Journal Sentinel.
Murphy called a pending extension agreement with Rodgers “a
"It's a priority...
Packers’ president Mark Murphy mentioned that getting QB Aaron Rodgers signed to a long-term contract extension before the start of the season remains a “priority.”
“It’s a priority,” Murphy said, via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “I think as an organization, I think we all want to see that get done.”
The Packers have shed a good amount of cap space in the past...
With a signing bonus alone nearing $30 million, the Green Bay Packers will soon offer dynamic quarterback Aaron Rodgers an extension worth anywhere between $110 and $160 million. The total amount will be contingent on the exact length and terms of the deal. After thoroughly outplaying Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Colin Kaepernick, and guiding the Ravens to a 34-31 upset victory...
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