How Trading, Keeping Aaron Rodgers Would Impact Packers’ Salary Cap

Green Bay, Wes. Since today’s story is that Nathaniel Hackett became coach of the Denver Broncos and his potential interest in acquiring Aaron Rodgers, there are two more ingredients.

One is what the Packers would get in return if Rodgers actually requested a trade and General Manager Brian Gutkunst got it. (We’re working on this angle.)

The second is financial. The Packers have significantly exceeded the salary line — $50.3 million, according to OverTheCap.com, and $46.3 million, according to Spotrac. Additional allocation of money will be required to obtain the draft class under the contract.

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