The Green Bay Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers are
roughly $2 million per year apart on reaching an agreement on a contract
extension, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
#Packers and QB Aaron Rodgers appear to be roughly $2 million per year apart on a contract extension, per sources. Making real progress.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 1, 2013
Rapoport adds that the Packers’ current extension offer to
Rodgers is believed to average slightly more than $21 million per year. This
would make him the highest paid quarterback in the NFL, as Joe Flacco’s recent extension
with the Baltimore Ravens was for $20.6 million per year.
Rodgers is currently set to receive $19.75 million over the
next two years, and the two sides continue discussing how much he’ll earn over
that period following his next contract.
Beyond Rodgers, other high-profile Packers players –
including linebacker Clay Matthews and defensive tackle B.J. Raji – are up for
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