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NFL: Aaron Rodgers signs 4-year, $134mn extension with Green Bay Packers

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Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have agreed to a record-breaking four-year, $134 million extension that could be worth up to $180 million in total money.

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Rodgers is expected to sign the deal at some point Wednesday. The deal would run through the 2023 season, when Rodgers will turn 40 years old. The extension includes nearly $103 million total in guarantees, another record amount, and has an annual average value of $33.5 million.

The total maximum value of the deal is between $176 million and $180 million, based on $4 million in incentives tied to helping the Packers make the playoffs and finishing top three in quarterback ratings. Rodgers will receive $67 million by the end of the 2018 calendar year and an additional $13 million before March 17, 2019. The two sides had been working on this since before the combine in early March when new general manager Brian Gutekunst said he expected a deal to get done this offseason.

Rodgers is entering his 14th NFL season, but it’s only his 11th as a starter after he sat behind Brett Favre for three seasons.

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