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Aaron Rodgers contract breakdown: How much did the Packers QB make in 2020?

Aaron Rodgers did not give the Packers a discount-double test when he re-upped in Inexperienced Bay.

Make no mistake, not solely is Rodgers a baaaaad maaaaaaan, within the phrases of Stephen A. Smith, he is additionally a paid man: Rodgers signed a four-year extension with the Packers in August 2018, protecting him in a Inexperienced Bay uniform by way of the (seeming) finish of his profession. At minimal, the twilight years.

Inexperienced Bay has been very, very inexperienced to Rodgers: Greater than merely the years on his offers, with over $200 million banked in his NFL life, Rodgers has turn out to be one of many highest paid gamers in NFL historical past, along with his whole earnings inserting him within the prime 10 in NFL historical past in whole earnings.

Signing three high-priced extensions all through his profession, Rodgers is sitting fairly with cash within the financial institution and money but to return. Here is the way it breaks down:

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Aaron Rodgers contract with Packers

In 2018, Rodgers and the Packers inked a brand new four-year pact, extending the incumbent quarterback and protecting him in Inexperienced Bay (if contract phrases are accomplished) by way of the 2023 season. 

Rodgers’ deal includes a $57.5 million signing bonus, unfold evenly throughout 5 seasons (2018-2022), with a possible out of the contract following the 2022 season. Realistically, the Packers seemingly will not be out of the Rodgers contract till after the 2023 season, fulfilling the phrases of the deal. That’s, except, they wish to incur the $17 million-plus lifeless cap penalty by reducing or buying and selling Rodgers following the 2021 season, which is a hefty-but manageable quantity.

The transfer would additionally put rookie quarterback Jordan Love on the sector, three years into his rookie deal.

12 months Age Base wage Signing bonus Cap hit Useless cap Yearly money
2020 36 $1,550,000 $11,500,000 $21,642,000 $53,198,000 $21,550,000
2021 37 $14,700,000 $11,500,000 $36,352,000 $31,556,000 $22,000,000
2022 38 $25,000,000 $11,500,000 $39,852,000 $17,204,000 $25,000,000
2023 39 $25,000,000 $28,352,000 $2,852,000 $25,500,000

Aaron Rodgers profession earnings

Up to now, Rodgers has earned virtually 1 / 4 of a billion {dollars} in 16 seasons as an NFL participant. Beneath are his yearly totals. All figures are courtesy of Spotrac.

12 months Earnings
2005 $2,350,000
2006 $3,360,000
2007 $505,000
2008 $12,900,000
2009 $8,600,000
2010 $6,500,000
2011 $7,750,000
2012 $8,500,000
2013 $38,250,000
2014 $10,908,256
2015 $11,608,773
2016 $12,600,000
2017 $13,312,500
2018 $66,900,000
2019 $15,320,000
2020 $21,550,000

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