Packers O-lineman David Bakhtiari’s reaction to Trent Williams’ New Deal is Priceless

Published 03/17/2021, 4:38 PM EDT


The San Francisco 49ers agreed on a massive 6-year contract extension with star offensive lineman Trent Williams. The Former Washington player ensured his long-term future will be in the bay after penning the new deal.

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Despite enduring a shaky start to life in San Francisco, the veteran NFL defensive star is now the top-paid offensive lineman in the league. He is set to rake in a massive $138.06 million over the next six years. That includes a signing bonus of $30,100,000.

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – NOVEMBER 01: Trent Williams #71 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on before their game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on November 01, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

Many fans and fellow colleagues took to Twitter to congratulate the 32-year-old 49ers man. One of them was Green Bay Packers star David Bakhtiari. He also reacted to this massive deal, with a twist, of course.

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David Bakhtiari teases Trent Williams after his record-breaking deal with 49ers

David Bakhtiari posted the above tweet on his social media handle. Prior to Trent’s new deal, it was Bakhtiari who was the most paid offensive lineman in the league.

 

The two rivals have mutual respect amongst themselves, which makes this banter all the more entertaining to watch. Unlike Williams, Bakhtiari endured a tough outing in 2020. This can be attributed to the fact that he was struggling with injuries throughout the year.

David Bakhtiari has been one of the most consistent players for the Packers in the last decade. He is one of the leaders in the team dressing room and has the trust of star quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

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The NFC North franchise was once again knocked out in the NFC Championship Game last season. Prior to that year, it was no one else but the 49ers who knocked out the Packers at the same stage.

Both these players are proven superstars who are unfortunately entering the latter half of their respective careers. We can’t be more excited to see if they can offer us fans some more memorable performances to remember before they finally hang up their boots.

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Bakhtiari will look to have a good season and regain his spot as the highest-paid offensive lineman in the league.

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Daniel Arambur

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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