NFL: Aaron Rodgers contract

ON THIS POST:

  • Aaron Rodgers' contract extension details
  • Rodgers' base salary through 2023 season
  • Yearly cash details; deal could be worth $180 million
  • What Rodgers will earn based on his statistics
  • The 25 highest-paid quarterbacks per annual salary
  • Rodgers' ranking on Forbes highest-paid athletes list

$134,000,000

Value of Aaron Rodgers 4-year extension with Packers

--$57.5 million signing bonus

--$102.5 million guaranteed

--$33.5 average annual salary

 

$176 million

With current 2-year deal re-done, what new 6-year contract is worth

 

40: Age Rodgers will be when contract expires in 2023


Aaron Rodgers base salary in deal (in millions of dollars)

 

$176 million

Base value of deal over 6 years through 2023 season, an average of $29.33 million at signing. The new-money average is $33.5 million. Both are all-time records.

 

$57.5 million

Signing bonus (breaking $50 million set by Matthew Stafford of Lions)

 

$66.9 million

What Rodgers will earn through 2018 season

 

$81.9 million

What Rodgers will earn through March 2019

 

$103 million

Earnings through 2020 season

 

$125 million

Earnings through 2021 season


$150.5 million

Earnings through 2022 season

 

$180 million

Earnings through 2023 season; contract includes $4 million in incentives/escalators, which could push the total value to $30 million per year on the full six years


Based on a $33.5 million salary, what Aaron Rodgers will earn in 2018 off his career averages: 

CATEGORY WHAT HE'LL EARN
PER GAME $2,938,593
PER ATTEMPT $89,333
PER COMPLETION $137,860
PER YARD GAINED $11,372
PER QUARTER $734,649
PER TD PASS $1,395,833

1: Aaron Rodgers back atop list of highest-paid QBs

(Per annual salary)

AVG PER YR QUARTERBACK TEAM
$33,500,000 Aaron Rodgers Packers
$30,000,000 Matt Ryan Falcons
$28,000,000 Kirk Cousins Vikings
$27,500,000 Jimmy Garoppolo 49ers
$27,000,000 Matt Stafford Lions
$25,005,000 Derek Carr Raiders
$25,000,000 Drew Brees Saints
$24,594,000 Andrew Luck Colts
$23,500,000 Alex Smith Redskins
$22,133,333 Joe Flacco Ravens
$21,900,000 Russell Wilson Seahawks
$21,850,000 Ben Roethlisberger Steelers
$21,000,000 Eli Manning Giants
$20,812,500 Philip Rivers Chargers
$20,760,000 Cam Newton Panthers
$20,500,000 Tom Brady Patriots
$20,000,000 Sam Bradford Cardinals
$19,250,000 Ryan Tannehill Dolphins
$18,000,000 Case Keenum Broncos
$17,483,500 Blake Bortles Jaguars
$16,000,000 Andy Dalton Bengals
$15,250,000 Tyrod Taylor Browns
$14,500,000 Nick Foles Eagles
$10,000,000 Josh McCown Jets
$8,170,745 Baker Mayfield Browns

5: Rodgers' $90 million earnings in next 12 months would have ranked 5th on Forbes' 2018 list of highest-paid athletes

 

21.1: His earnings in millions from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, just outside Forbes' top 100

 

($22.1 million was the cutoff)


Aaron Rodgers earnings 2013-19

$67 million salary, signing bonus; $13 million bonus in March; $9-10 million in endorsements

Source: spotrac.com; profootballtalk.com; overthecap.com; forbes.com; nfl.com