IF HE COMES BACK, USE THIS: Green Bay Packers longtime quarterback Aaron Rodgers is not going anywhere. According to the man himself, the reigning MVP will return to Green Bay and try to help this team win yet another Super Bowl title.
The #Packers and MVP QB Aaron Rodgers have agreed to terms on a 4-year, $200M deal that makes him the highest paid player in NFL history, sources say. He gets a whopping $153M guaranteed and his cap number goes down. A monstrous commitment by GB for years to come. 💰 💰 💰
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2022
Aaron Rodgers Is Coming Back to Green Bay Packers
Rodgers is coming off one of the best seasons of his career. Appearing in 16 of a possible 17 games, the Packers quarterback completed 68.9% of his passes for 4,115 yards, 37 touchdowns, and four interceptions. His touchdown and interception rate led the league while he took home the fourth NFL MVP of his career. Only Peyton Manning (five) has won the award more than Rodgers.
Rodgers originally entered the NFL as a first-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. Selected by the Green Bay Packers, the California product spent the early part of his career behind Brett Favre. However, following the 2007 season, Green Bay decided to move forward with Rodgers under center and traded Favre to the New York Jets.
Moving on from a franchise icon is no easy decision, but Rodgers quickly justified the Packers trust. After a relatively pedestrian 2008, Rodgers earned his first Pro Bowl selection in 2009 after he completed 64.7% of his passes for 4,434 yards, 30 touchdowns, and seven interceptions. He led Green Bay to the playoffs, but ultimately lost in a thrilling 51-45 shootout.
Rodgers followed that up with another strong season in 2010. Starting 15 games, the quarterback completed 65.7% of his passes for 3,992 yards, 28 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions while leading his team to the lone Super Bowl victory of his career. Rodgers earned Super Bowl MVP honors for his fantastic performance in the big game, completing 24 of his 39 passes for 304 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions against a strong Pittsburgh Steelers defense.
The next decade established Rodgers as one of the greatest to ever play the game of football. While he never made it back to the Super Bowl, his regular season stats and accolades are as good as anyone’s. In total, the former first-round pick has made 10 Pro Bowls, four First-Team All-Pro’s, and won four MVP’s.
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