The two-time MVP will earn an annual salary of $33.5 million, making him the highest-paid National Football League player of all time, overtaking Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons, who is on $30 million per season.
However, Cousins is being credited for pushing QB contracts upward.
Maybe Rodgers new deal will give him some spare change to repay Adams.
'It's been an fantastic ride the last 13 years; excited to start year 14 knowing that my future is here, in Green Bay, for our 100th season, ' he wrote. The average annual value (AAV) of Rodgers' new contract is $33.5 million, more than twice the AAV on Tom Brady's current contract, which sits at $15 million.
"I talk with my agent daily, so I'm aware of conversations", Rodgers said when training camp opened last month. "That usually doesn't happen, though". In 2013, he broke his left collarbone but bounced back to win his second NFL MVP the following season.
Rodgers is an exceptional talent, sure, but one question still remains: Will Rodgers go down in history as the best quarterback to ever lead the Packers by the time his career is over?
The Green Bay Packers obviously wanted to remedy that.
Rodgers has spent his whole career with the Packers since they took him 24th overall in the 2005 draft. He now has the best passer rating (103.8) and TD-to-INT ratio (4.01:1) in league history.