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Report: Packers’ Aaron Rodgers received massive, $200 million deal

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to ESPN, Green Bay Packers legendary quarterback Aaron Rodgers will not be traded this offseason. Why?

He has agreed to a four-year extension with the team. It is reportedly worth $200 million.

Aaron Rodgers excited as he walks off the field (Photo by Aaron Rodgers/Instagram)

This would be the largest deal in NFL history. Rodgers will have a contract with an average of $50 million per season.

Rodgers will receive $153 million in guaranteed money. With this extension, he also allows the Packers to lower his cap hit in 2022.

This news comes just in time for the team. Now, the Packers can franchise tag wide receiver Davante Adams.

By franchising Adams by the 4 pm deadline, it gives the two sides time to work out a long-term agreement.

Up until Tuesday, there was a lot of speculation that Rodgers would be traded. However, at the NFL Combine this past weekend, Packers GM Brian Gutekunst said that he had not received any trade offers for the future Hall of Famer.

The most logical trade partner mentioned often was the Denver Broncos. With this announcement, the Broncos will have to look elsewhere to find their starting quarterback.

Also, the extension means that the Packers will likely move on from former first-round draft pick Jordan Love. He was drafted to be Rodgers retirement replacement.

However, with a new deal for the next several seasons, the Packers will likely trade Love to use those assets on other positions on the field.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso IIIhttps://thecapitalsportsreport.com
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 11 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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