Why Aaron Rodgers trade rumors in 2020 a

Why Aaron Rodgers trade rumors in 2020 a


These days, a blockbuster sports transactioncan be more intriguing to the general publicthan any single game. A good example is the hype that Jamal Carter Jerseys surrounded last spring'sOdell Beckham Jr. trade followed by whatwas, incomparison, a thud of a Brownsseason. The po sibilities related to these transactions typically are much more intriguing than the reality they produce.

So when a hypothetical blockbuster sports transaction arises, like the nonsensical idea of the A.J. Brown Jerseys Packers trading 36-year-old quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the wake of their in the first round of the , it receives an aimle s injection of life.

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We understand and agree with the idea that Rodgers likely was and is not thrilled by Green Bay's selection of Love at No. 26 overall. Tennessee Titans T Shirts That doesn't mean the future Hall of Fame pa sershould ask to be traded, a point of view from ESPN debate specialist.Pro Football Focus included Rodgers in of trade candidates. You can even place abet on whether Green Bay will trade him before the 2020 NFL season.

Before you do that, though, you probably should type "Aaron Rodgers contract" into your Google search engine.

Let's Jamarco Jones Jerseys ignore for a moment that Packersgeneral manager Brian Gutekunst and coach Matt LaFleur have repeatedly stated the Love selection as Green Bay's starter. (To be fair to the doubters, NFL GMs and coaches have trained media and fans to absorb their words as mostly meaningle s.) More important is that thePackersliterally can't afford to trade Rodgers.

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Based on the figures of the contract extension Rodgers signed with Green Bay in 2018 and restructured in 2019, if the Packers were to trade him in 2020 with a pre-June 1 designation, they would actually lose $29.5 million in salary cap space. In addition to that, Rodgers would count for $51.148million in dead cap charges in 2020.

So in that scenario, more than $80 million of the Packers' 2020 salary cap space would be devoted to a quarterback who plays for another team. ( Derrick Henry Jerseys Green Bay has just south of $11 million in , by the way.)

A post-June 1 trade designation would addre s the cap savings i sue the Packers would save $2 million rather than costing themselves almost $30 million but that $51 million dead cap charge would remain on their books, albeit Tennessee Titans Accessories spreadover two years.

Courtesy of , below are the financial implications of a Rodgers trade for the Packers through the remainder ofhis current contract, which expires after the 2023 season.

YearPre-June 1 cap savingsPre-June 1 dead capPost-June 1 cap savingsPost-June 1 dead cap2020-$29.5 million$51.148 million$2.05 million$19.6 million (2020); Elijah Molden Jerseys $31.6 million (2021)2021$4.8 million$31.6 million$22 million$14.4 million (2021); $17.2 million (2022)2022$22.65 million$17.2 million$25.5 million$14.4 million (2022); $2.9 million (2023)2023$25.5 million$2.9 million$25.5 million$2.9 million

As the table illustrates, Rodgers becomes more tradable for Green Bayfinanciallyas he ages. But there's no sense in pondering a potential Julio Jones T Shirts deal in 2020.

In theory, the earliest a Rodgers trade could become plausible is next offseason, when a post-June 1 trade would save the Packers $22 million in salary cap space and spread out the dead cap charges over two seasons.

Until then, Rodgers, who before the draft described himself as a "realist" and claimed of the Packers drafting his potential replacement, will play for Green Bay and attempt Caleb Farley Jerseys to deliver on his warning: "No matter who you bring in, they're not going to be able to beat me out anytime soon."