Packers GM expects Aaron Rodgers to sign contract extension soon

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Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst said Thursday morning in an interview with NBC Sports that Rodgers and the team have made progress in their extension talks.

Both sides are working towards it and we’re confident we’ll come to an agreement soon,Gutekunst said in the interview.
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Rodgers signed a five-year, $110 million deal with Green Bay in April 2013. He is set to make about $42 million over the last two seasons of that contract, according to NBC Sports.

Gutekunst told NBC Sports that Rodgers and the team are waiting to see if other marquee quarterbacks sign new contracts before agreeing to an extension themselves. But, he said he believes the sides are headed for an agreement soon.

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But not even an element as embedded as the kickoff can be so sacred in a sport defined by perpetual change. Keep in mind the forward pass was illegal through the first few decades of football’s existence; so what exactly is this fabric of the game?

The kickoff elimination conversation is not about a safety-related slippery slope that could lead to an avalanche of rule changes 鈥?if such a slope even exits, one could argue the NFL is already sliding downhill, anyway.

League studies showed that concussions are five times more likely to occur on a kickoff than an offensive or defensive snap. Such an increased risk on a single play has forced the league to question whether Womens Tony Romo Jersey the kickoff can survive in a sport that’s under increasing pressure to eliminate unnecessary dangers.

Such pressure is not unprecedented.