Followers and analysts alike usually comment that the wage cap is merely a “fable” within the NFL world and barely, if ever, handcuffs groups because it pertains to signing and/or holding onto stars. Such opinions do not change the truth that Over The Cap nonetheless lists the Inexperienced Bay Packers amongst franchises that should get underneath what Rams Wire’s Cameron DaSilva lists because the $208.2 million wage cap earlier than the brand new league 12 months opens on Wednesday afternoon ET.
Apparently, Mike Florio of Professional Soccer Speak stories quarterback and four-time NFL Most Priceless Participant Aaron Rodgers nonetheless hasn’t signed his new contract reported final week to be value round $200 million throughout 4 years. Rodgers later known as claims concerning the deal “inaccurate” by way of Twitter however added he was “excited” to be returning to the Packers.
Additionally on Monday, it was reported that All-Professional broad receiver Davante Adams informed Inexperienced Bay he will not play on the franchise tag through the 2022 season, and likewise that the 2 sides have been “far aside” on placing pen to paper on a long-term contract. Later, NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport (h/t Kevin Patra) reported the Packers will probably be re-signing linebacker De’Vondre Campbell on a five-year deal value as much as $50 million.
Florio notes the Packers want Rodgers to signal a brand new settlement “to scale back his 2022 cap variety of $46.66 million.” So far as the general public is aware of, that hadn’t occurred as of early Monday night.