Aaron Rodgers has signed a historic new contract with The Green Bay Packers. The news was broken on Wednesday by Adam Schefter and reported by ESPN.

Aaron Rodgers has extended his contract with the Packers for a further four years. Rodgers becomes the highest earning player in the NFL with this move. He is entitled to a guaranteed total sum of $103 million dollars.

Rodgers would be earning $33.5 million per annum under this new deal. His total earnings could rise between $176 and $180 million depending on his attainment of certain incentives. 

The news comes off the back of another massive NFL contract extension, Odell Beckham re-signed with The Giants this week. The new deal sees the star rise to the top of the highest paid wide receivers list.

Business negotiations in sport such as these are fascinating. Stay tuned for more coverage of the NFL in the future!

Source: Adam Schefter & ESPN