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Aaron Rodgers Addresses $200 Million Contract News and Announces Packers Future With a Single Tweet

Published 03/09/2022, 7:00 AM EST

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The offseason trades have officially begun and expect some more rumbling news in the future as well. Aaron Rodgers has ultimately put off all speculations and wild rumors surrounding him and the Green Bay Packers. Moreover, it has made history.

The back-to-back MVP has finally settled into a decision as he is ready to commit himself to the Green Bay Packers, and both parties have worked out a deal, which has etched a narrative in the legacy of the NFL; Rodgers has reportedly become the top-paid NFL professional. Even though the athlete was in the news for a speculated trade, his one tweet has eventually cleared the coast.


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Aaron Rodgers is Back in the Pack

The quarterback revealed the news that he has committed himself towards Green Bay, and will now enter his 18th season with the franchise. His tweet sheds the rumors of a signing, as Rodgers has already inked the deal, and he is ‘excited to be back.

According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, the Packers and MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers have agreed to terms on a four-year, $200 million contract that will make him the ‘Highest-paid athlete in NFL history.’ He’ll get a guaranteed $153 million, and his cap number will go down.


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Patt McAfee also dispersed the news of his close friend returning with the Packers via Twitter. However, he slams Ian Rapoport’s $200M reports, replying, “News of a “4 year $200,000,000 Million deal” is not accurate… according to my sources.”

The Rodgers-Packers rift is gone for good?

The quarterback’s statement alleviates another fact that the rift between the Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers is no more. Over the past few years, Rodgers and the Packers have had a rocky relationship.


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In an interview with ESPN, Rodgers addressed his dissatisfaction with the Packers’ front staff, claiming that they did not assign him teammates who would fit his qualities. The franchise drafted quarterback Jordan Love in 2020, which may provoke Rodgers, as he considers himself being at the pinnacle. However, this remains with the questionable intent of quarterback Jordan Love, a first-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. As Aaron Rodgers returns as a starting QB, the purpose of Jordan is yet to be looked at.

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Aaron Rodgers is a ten-time Pro-Bowl selection and a 1-time Super Bowl Champion. In 2021, he set the record stats of having 366 pass completions for 4115 yards, four interceptions, and 37 touchdowns. He has been named the AP NFL Most Valuable Player for the fourth time in his career.


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A-Rod is the biggest asset the Packers currently possess, and it would be a big setback if they let him go. Rodgers’ commitment and intelligence on the turf is something the squad can benefit from. This also sighs with relief to the Green Bay fans to have the long-time play-caller in the pack and set for some action in the 2022 season.

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Pavitra Shome

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Pavitra Shome is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his M.A.