Found March 28, 2013 on thepigskinreport.com:
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On the heels of the deal which made Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco the highest paid quarterback in the league, the Green Bay Packers seem to be on the brink of handing that title to their quarterback, Aaron Rodgers. Flacco inked a deal worth $120.6 million for six years, and sources suggest that Rodgers’ deal will eclipse that mark. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Packers and Rodgers’ agent are working on a new deal which could be worth possibly $25 million per year. The former MVP signal caller is still under contract for the next two seasons, but at the pace at which quarterback contracts are growing, the Packers would be wise to get a deal done now given Rodgers’ talent. Under his current deal, Rodgers would be playing for less than $10 million this season and just north of $10 million in 2014. His play on the field goes without question. In the last two seasons, Rodgers has thrown for 84 touchdowns and just 14 interceptions. He has led the Packers to the playoffs for four ...
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