Aaron Rodgers, Packers Agree To Largest Deal In NFL History

Ruben Holloway
August 30, 2018

The new deal includes a little more than $100 million in guaranteed money, according to the person close to the negotiations. The average annual value (AAV) of Rodgers' new contract is $33.5 million, more than twice the AAV on Tom Brady's current contract, which sits at $15 million.

Rodgers and the Packers agreed to a four-year, $134 million extension.

He's heading into his 11th season as a starting quarterback, 14th overall, but still feels like he has a lot left in the tank - even at 34.

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) sits at his table during the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce Welcome Back Packers Luncheon at Lambeau Field. Listing how much money National Football League players make in a year, however, can be tricky due to signing bonuses, roster bonuses, etc.

This deal again makes Rodgers the highest-paid player in the NFL. With an abundance of players making more guaranteed money nowadays, Rodgers getting more than $100 million -although absurd - is not surprising. 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.

Rodgers had two seasons remaining on his previous contract for salaries totaling $39.8 million.

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Any questions about Rodgers' value to the Packers were settled a year ago.

Rodgers, who was selected by the Packers in the first round of the 2005 draft, has thrown for 38,502 yards and 313 touchdowns during his career.

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