Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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The Green Bay Packers have been holding negotiations with quarterback Aaron Rodgers on a contract extension that is expected to make him the highest-paid player in the NFL. The sides appear to be close to a deal, but Rodgers has now come out and said he’d like for a new contract to be signed by April 15, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. When #Packers QB Aaron Rodgers arrives for offseason conditioning on April 15, he'd like to have a new contract. Call it a benchmark — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 3, 2013 Rodgers arrives for offseason conditioning on the 15th – according to Rapoport – and it appears the QB is setting the date as a “benchmark” for negotiations. He’s also said that he doesn’t plan on sitting out from conditioning or holding out during the season if he doesn’t get a new contract, which further signals that something is likely to get done in the near future. It’s recently been reported that the Packers and Rodgers are roughly $2 million per year off in negotiations. Whatever the case, the QB’s next contract is expected to surpass the one that Joe Flacco recently signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy football advice?
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