Coming on the heels of a contract extension signed by Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White reportedly worth $30 over four seasons and $18 million guaranteed, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports:
Nelson is seeking all of that -- and more. A source familiar with the negotiations said Nelson wants a deal worth at least $10 million per season. That would be a major increase from his current contract, which averages $4.2 million per season and ranks 34th among all NFL receivers.
Nelson is entering the final season of a contract that pays him an average of $4.2 million per season, severely under market value.
While the $10 million per season figure is a starting point, it's far from the only thing that matters in contract negotiations.
What will also tell the tale of how much Nelson eventually receives is his guaranteed money and how many years are tacked onto his potential extension.
Nelson is currently 29 years old.
The Packers must also keep in mind what they'll do with fellow wide receiver Randall Cobb, who also enters 2014 in the final year of his contract but is significantly younger than Nelson.
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