Aaron Rodgers’ New York Jets Contract Includes $35 Million Pay Cut

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Aaron Rodgers‘ transfer from the Inexperienced Bay Packers to the New York Jets comes with an enormous change — a pay lower.

The skilled quarterback, 39, signed a restructured two-year contract together with his new crew which ensures him a $75 million paycheck, based on NFL Community and ESPN. The quantity, nevertheless, is $35 million lower than what Rodgers would have earned if he completed his 4-year-deal with the Packers, which had $110 million remaining within the contract.

“The crew gave up vital items for it to be only a one-year deal. I’m conscious of that. Something might occur with my physique or the success we have now this yr, however I’m having a blast, so I actually don’t see this as a one-year-and-done factor,” Rodgers advised ESPN on Wednesday, July 26. “We’ve all turned the web page. It’s a brand new chapter. I believe it’s going to be thrilling for Inexperienced Bay, transferring on. It’s undoubtedly been actually enjoyable for me out right here.”

Rodgers is about to obtain a $35 million roster bonus and $1.8 million in wage together with his Packers contract. His incomes will probably be bumped as much as $38.2 million as soon as he’s one yr into his take care of the soccer crew.

Aaron Rodgers Reportedly Took $35 Million Pay Cut With the New York Jets After Green Bay Packers Exit

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After over a decade with the Packers, Rodgers introduced in April that he was traded to the Jets.

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“I’m undecided it’s doable to completely specific the gratitude that I’ve to the @packers , our unimaginable followers, the state of Wisconsin, the hundreds of gamers that I crossed paths with, the unimaginable women and men who work for the group, and the superb individuals who I acquired to satisfy alongside the best way, in a single put up with 10 photos, however I hope you learn this and really feel my coronary heart and soul, stuffed with love, pleasure, and peace about my time in inexperienced and gold. 💚💛,” he wrote by way of Instagram on the time. “I grew up in Inexperienced Bay, drafted at 21, fell in love with the sport, met some lifelong pals, and take with me recollections that can final a lifetime.”

Rodgers added: “To the followers, THANK YOU, you made each run out of the tunnel particular, each dwelling recreation magical, and it was my honor to be your QB. To my teammates, I like you all, and am grateful for the moments on and off the sector that introduced us shut. I performed with legends, I performed with pals; thanks for believing in me and having my again all the time ❤️ This isn’t the top for us, I’ll see you once more Inexperienced Bay, you’ll all the time have my coronary heart ❤️.”