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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Green Bay Packers are closing in on a contract extension for quarterback Aaron Rodgers that will make him the highest paid player in NFL history. Rodgers still have two years left on his contract, but the Packers are smart to get something done now.  The longer they wait, the more his price will go up.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.co...
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