Packers Sign Rodgers to Long Term Deal
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The Green Bay Packers have announced that the team has signed quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a new long term deal.
According to the team, the contract will keep Rodgers with the Packers through the 2014 season.
NFL Network reports the deal is worth $65,000,000, with $20,000,000 in guaranteed money.
In a statement, Packers GM Ted Thompson says, "As we talked about in the past, we try to be proactive in our discussions with our current players and we felt like this was an appropriate time to try to come to an agreement with Aaron.
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Rodgers is 24. This is his first season starting for the Packers, but his fourth in the NFL since the Packers drafted him in 2005. So far this year, he's thrown for 1,668 yards and 12 touchdowns.