Originally written April 01, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Now that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has received an extremely lucrative long-term contract extension and Joe Flacco has been made the highest-paid player in NFL history, the table has been set for a much better quarterback to eclipse them all.  The six-year, $65 million deal Aaron Rodgers signed with the Green Bay Packers during the 2008 season expires after the 2014 campaign, which means the Packers don't really have to become serious about an extension until next offseason. But why mess around with arguably the best quarterback in the game? Rodgers is only going to make about $10 million in each of the next two years, which is ridiculous when you consider the money guys like Romo, Flacco, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees are making.  That's why this comes as no surprise... So, how much will Rodgers make? Considering that Manning got $58 million guaranteed at the age of 36 and Romo got $55 million guaranteed at the age of 34, you'd think that a 2...
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