Aaron Rodgers Is Now The Highest Paid Player In the NFL
Green Bay Packer's quarterback Aaron Rodgers reportedly has signed a monster four-year, $134 million contract extension. This could be worth up to $180 million in total money with bonuses.
The deal includes a record $103 million in guaranteed money and it has an average annual value of $33.5 million, which makes him the highest-paid player in the NFL. Plus, it's front-loaded and he'll get $80 million of it by March. SHEESH!
The contract outdoes the one recently signed by Atlanta QB Matt Ryan, who got $100 million guaranteed, and is making $30 million a year.
Earlier this week, Odell Beckham Jr. inked an extension with the New York Giants that pays him $18 million a year. He'll be the richest wide receiver in NFL history, but it only makes him the 20th highest-paid player in the NFL right now.
The 18 highest paid players are all quarterbacks. The only other non-quarterback above Odell is Denver linebacker Von Miller, who's making $19.1 million per season. I'd take that...