GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Green Bay Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers have agreed to a four-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.
ESPN is reporting the deal is a 4-year extension worth $134 million. The deal runs through 2023 when Rodgers will be 40 years old.
According to Adam Schefter with ESPN, Rodgers will receive $67 million by the end of the 2018 calendar year.
Rodgers is now the highest paid player in NFL history.
"Excited for Aaron," former Packer James Jones tweeted. "He gets to focus on bringing the Lombardi Trophy back to Green Bay! #Respect"
Excited for Aaron...with the start of the season, he gets to focus on bringing the Lombardi trophy back to Green Bay! #Respect— James Jones (@89JonesNTAF) August 29, 2018