He IS the best Quarterback in the National Football League….
He’ll get paid accordingly…..
The Packers have agreed to a record-setting contract extension with quarterback Aaron Rodgers to make the two-time MVP the highest-paid player in the history of the NFL, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.
The news of the agreement was first mentioned on Twitter by James Jones of the NFL Network, who played with Rodgers on the Packers. Rodgers had said that he would let Jones break the news.
The four-year extension is worth $134 million, according to Rapoport. Rodgers will get $80 million of that by March. The previous record for the largest deal in the league was the five-year, $150 million extension Matt Ryan signed with the Falcons earlier this offseason that made him the first quarterback to make $30 million per season. Rodgers will make $33.5 million per season with his new deal.
Under his current contract, Rodgers has a base salary of $19.8 million for this season and $20 million for 2019. Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reportsRodgers will get $67 million before the end of 2018, and he will have around $103 million guaranteed. Ryan’s deal has $100 million in guaranteed money.
Rapoport adds that there is a $57.5 million signing bonus on the deal…..
Rogers is already locked in for 2 years so he’s gonna be playing for Green Bay for six years altogether….