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Rodgers: “Yes, I will be playing with the Packers next year”

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) reacts after throwing a touchdown pass during...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) reacts after throwing a touchdown pass during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Saturday, Dec 25. 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. It was Rodgers' 443 touchdown pass as a member of the Green Bay Packers breaking Brett Favre's team record. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)(Jeffrey Phelps | AP)
Published: Mar. 8, 2022 at 10:29 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 8, 2022 at 2:00 PM CST
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers confirmed on Twitter Tuesday that he will return to Lambeau Field this season, but he disputed reports of a blockbuster deal.

The four-time NFL MVP tweeted, “Hey everyone, just wanted to clear some things up; YES I will be playing with the @packers next year, however, reports about me signing a contract are inaccurate, as are the supposed terms of the contract I “signed”. I’m very excited to be back 💪🏼 #year18❤️”

NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday morning that Rodgers and the team agreed to terms on a four-year, $200 million deal. The deal as reported by Rapoport would make Rodgers the highest paid player in NFL history. Rapoport reports $153 million is guaranteed.

Those numbers were immediately questioned by Rodgers’ friend Pat McAfee, who said on his show Tuesday that reports of the $200 million deal are “categorically false.” McAfee was first report the news of Rodgers’ return to Green Bay.

Reports say Rodgers considered retirement and a possible move to the Denver Broncos.

The Packers have until 3 p.m. to make a decision when it comes to a franchise tag for star WR Davante Adams. Rapoport says the new salary cap room makes it likely that the Packers will exercise that option for Adams.

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