Aaron Rodgers agrees new four-year, $134m deal with Green Bay Packers

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Ben Niemann during the game

After boyfriend Aaron Rodgers and the Packers agreed to terms Wednesday on a four-year extension worth up to $134 million, the retired race auto driver kicked off the celebrations with Armand De Brignac Brut Gold champagne, which can retail for well over $300 a bottle. Rodgers' former teammate James Jones was the first to report the news, as Rodgers inked a deal that ties him to the Packers through his 40th birthday.

Rodgers' fresh extension has him under Green Bay's payroll until 2023, By that time, Rodgers will be 40, so if he wants to extend his career beyond that, he'll have to make sure that his high level of play doesn't suffer a significant drop-off over the course of the next several years. Rodgers' large signing bonus allows the Packers to spread his cap hit over a number of seasons. If Rodgers plays like he has to this point in his career, there's a pretty good chance it will be pushed further away but Packers history provides a pretty good example that nothing is set in stone. Green Bay is a very family-oriented city and team, so for Rodgers to say something like this is surprising. "Looking forward to making some more memorable moments this year, and for years to come...."

He led the Packers to a win in Super Bowl XLV over the Pittsburgh Steelers, completing 24 of 39 passes for 304 yards and three touchdowns in the game. Entering his 14th season, Rodgers will have the weight of the world on his shoulders due to his new contract. Now, he's the highest paid player of them all.

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Marcos Alonso has made an impressive start to Chelsea's season. I think it's very hard to recover this gap in only one season.

For instance, the Seattle Seahawks enjoyed a spectacular run while Russell Wilson was still on the rookie wage scale.

Especially one where the Chiefs dealt away one of the league's biggest stars, Marcus Peters.

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