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The Green Bay Packers wanted to get deals done for Clay Matthews and Aaron Rodgers, mission accomplished. No one can say the team doesn’t take care of its own. According to Josh Alper of Profootballtalk.com, the Rodgers extension is done. Rodgers had seen a parade of quarterbacks get mega-deals and to his credit, he never uttered a bad word. No details yet, but Rodgers will be the highest paid player in NFL history, and it won't even be close. GM Ted Thompson wanted to get this deal in place to balance the team’s books going into the future, and lock up his star quarterback. Thompson released the following statement: “Aaron is a true professional and a special player.” “He works hard, is humble, and is focused on his actions, on and off the field. He is an excellent teammate and pushes himself and others to be the very best. We are happy to reach an agreement to extend his career with the Packers.”

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