GREEN BAY, Wis. B.J. Raji isn't worried about his contract, at least not yet. After the Green Bay Packers handed out huge contracts this offseason to quarterback Aaron Rodgers and outside linebacker Clay Matthews, the team's 337-pound nose tackle should be next in line.
"I'm not really going to talk contracts," Raji said Tuesday in the locker room. "Obviously the Packers are a great organization. I feel they'll do right by me."
Even after Green Bay signed Matthews to a five-year, 66 million extension in April and later signed Rodgers to the richest deal in NFL history for five years and 110 million, the Packers still have nearly 10 million in cap space for the 2013 season.
Raji, 26, is scheduled to earn 4.49 million this upcoming season in what is the final year of his rookie contract.
Raji, who was drafted ninth overall by Green Bay in 2009, has been a starter for the past three seasons and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2011. Raji's best ...