Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/20/14

DETROIT , MI - NOVEMBER 26: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers reacts after throwing a second quarter touchdown against the Detroit Lions on November 26, 2009 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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 contract extensions. 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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