Aaron Rodgers not worried about contract status...for now

Scooby Axson
Thursday July 19th, 2012

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he isn't worried about his contract status. Rodgers is scheduled to make $8.5 million this season. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is content with playing out his contract and says that he will talk about a contract extension with the team when the time comes.

For now, he is happy that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees received his big contract worth $100 million.

"You got to say he's a fortunate man,"Rodgers told NFL.com about Brees. "I don't think he's complaining right now. That stuff takes care of itself, I still have a few years left on my deal, and we'll talk about that when we get there."

Rodgers, the 2011 NFL Most Valuable Player, signed a six-year, $65 million contract in 2008. He will make $8.5 million this year, $9.75 million in 2013 and $11 million in 2014.

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