Rodgers & Packers reach agreement on contract extension

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LANDOVER, MD – JANUARY 10: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates after the Green Bay Packers defeated the Washington Redskins 35-18 during the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at FedExField on January 10, 2016 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Green Bay Packers have signed QB Aaron Rodgers to a contract extension. The signing was announced Wednesday by General Manager Brian Gutekunst.

According to various reports the extension is for four years through the year 2023. Rodgers has two seasons left on his current contract including this year. Over the next six years Rodgers will reportedly make close to $180,000,000 dollars.

Rodgers, who was drafted by the Packers in the first round in 2005, ranks No. 1 in NFL history (min. 1,500 attempts) with a career passer rating of 103.8. He also ranks No. 1 in league history in career INT percentage (1.59) and TD/INT ratio (4.01). For his career, Rodgers has completed 3,188 of 4,895 passes (65.1 pct.) for 38,502 yards (7.9 yds/att.) and 313 touchdowns with 78 INTs.

He has posted six seasons (2009, 2011-12, 2014-16) with 500-plus passing attempts and eight or fewer INTs, the most in NFL history ahead of Patriots QB Tom Brady (four), Redskins QB Alex Smith (two) and nine QBs (one). Rodgers has been named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player by The Associated Press twice in his career (2011, 2014), one of only eight players in league history to win the award mul¬tiple times, and has been selected to the Pro Bowl in six of the last nine seasons (2009, 2011-12, 2014-16).

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