Twitter reacts to Aaron Rodgers’ record contract extension (Sportsnaut)

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This deal means Rodgers, 34, will likely finish his career in Green Bay.

This is his 14th season with the team.


Aaron Rodgers has signed an extension with the Green Bay Packers, general manager Brian Gutekunst announced Wednesday. As you can see below, it looks like he dropped some of his new $57.5 million signing bonus on a new hat, coat and tie. Under the terms of the contract, Rodgers will be paid $67 million by the end of 2018 and a total of more than $80 million by March 2019.

Rodgers, who will be 40 years old when the deal expires after the 2023 season, praised the Packers on Instagram for an "amazing ride" late Wednesday afternoon.


- Before he became the NFL's highest-paid player again, Aaron Rodgers wore a denim suit and cowboy hat that made him look as if he were going to serve as a chaperone at a square dance. Ryan agreed to a five-year, $150 million extension with the Falcons in May.

Rodgers is an exceptional talent, sure, but one question still remains: Will Rodgers go down in history as the best quarterback to ever lead the Packers by the time his career is over?


If Aaron Rodgers didn't provoke envy around the National Football League before, he might do just that now. He is a six-time Pro Bowler, two-time first-team All-Pro and has a 103-55 record as a starter, leading the team to a Super Bowl XLV title. He now has the best passer rating (103.8) and TD-to-INT ratio (4.01:1) in league history.

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