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Deals For Rodgers, Matthews Are Big Deal

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With contract extensions for Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews on the horizon, the Packers will face a new dynamic in building a team. Among the issues, here's a big one: Combined, they'll take up about 31 percent of the salary cap.

Contract extensions for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and linebacker Clay Matthews are going to drastically reshape the salary structure for the Green Bay Packers. According to, Rodgers is seeking $25 million a year and the Packers are offering $23 million a year. Either way, Rodgers would become the highest-paid player in NFL history. Also according to, Matthews' deal could be... Recommended Stories

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