The Packers traded Brett Hundley, their backup quarterback, to the Seahawks on Wednesday morning.
They then worked on cementing their starter for quite a long while.
Green Bay and Aaron Rodgers are finalizing a four-year, $134 million extension, according to the NFL Network. That includes getting more than $80 million before March. The bulk of that is a $57.5 million signing bonus.
Jimmy Garoppolo signed a five-year, $137.5 million deal with San Francisco, which narrowly beat out Matthew Stafford’s five-year, $135 million extension signed last year for the richest NFL contract ever.
The Packers and the 34-year-old Rodgers recently have feuded, from the team releasing wide receiver Jordy Nelson to cutting ties with quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt. But Rodgers has been with the Packers since 2005, and likely will be there until his career is finished.±
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