Originally posted on Ballertainment  |  Last updated 4/26/13
Ballertainment Aaron Rodgers receives lucrative extension Aaron Rodgers is now the highest paid player in the game of pro football. The Green Bay Packers signed Rodgers to a five-year, $110 million contract extension, topping the recent six-year deal received by Joe Flacco from the Baltimore Ravens. Rodgers’ career stats include 78 games started, 171 touchdowns and a 65.7 completion percentage. He took to Twitter to express his gratitude… Big thanks to the Organization, our coaching staff, my teammates, and packer nation for the last 8 years!Excited about 7 more!#extension — Aaron Rodgers (@AaronRodgers12) April 26, 2013 Also, in a show of class and QB solidarity, Rodgers reached out to draft prospect Geno Smith, Thursday night, after noticing comparisons between himself and Smith on Twitter, during the draft. Smith, who was invited by the NFL to sit in the green room, sat through the entire first round without hearing his name called. Hang in there Geno, “good things come to those who wait” -Paul Tagliabue — Aaron Rodgers (@AaronRodgers12) April 26, 2013 Those were the exact words Tagliabue spoke to Aaron in 2005 once he finally reached the podium to shake the commissioner’s hand, after falling to the 24th pick when he had previously been projected to go as high as first overall, but certainly within the top 10. NFL Ballertainment - Sports Entertainment, Gossip, Lifestyle, and News
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