Much of the talk, and inaction of the Packers, from the off season revolved around the Packers trying to save money so that they can re-sign the valuable players already on their roster like Clay Matthews and Aaron Rodgers.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Packers and Aaron Rodgers are close to a deal.
Packers and Aaron Rodgers getting closer to long-term contract extension that would make the Green Bay QB the... http://fb.me/2bzvZJ7ui — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 28, 2013
The rumored deal would make Rodgers the highest-paid player in NFL history.
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