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One of the hardest things for the average fan to comprehend is how NFL contracts work and how they apply to a team’s salary cap. There are many complicated elements, rules, and exceptions that can be hard to sort out. In this series, my goal is to help you better understand how this whole system works, plus what it means to the Green Bay Packers’ current salary cap and contract concerns.
Before reading, make sure to check out the previous article(s) in the series:
Part 1: An Introduction to the Basics
Part 2: A.J. Hawk and Contract Restructuring
Part 3: Jermichael Finley and the Two-Year Deal
Part 4: Clay Matthews and Incentives
Part 5: B.J. Raji and the Escalator
Our sixth and final article focuses on Aaron Rodgers and the “big contract.” Ted Thompson has been preparing for this moment for a long time now, and we’re going to attempt to scratch through the surface of this major negotiation.
Across this series, we’ve talked about a lot of things concerning NFL player contracts and ...
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The second that Joe Flacco signed his roster-busting new deal, you knew that Aaron Rodgers was somewhere taking notes.
According to his current deal, Rodgers is not due to become a free agent until 2015.
That is not stopping the Packers from extending to his contract in the now.
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