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Odell Beckham Jr. wants Aaron Rodgers money

Star receiver eyes $20 million per year
Odell Beckham Jr. wants Aaron Rodgers money
Posted at 10:47 AM, Mar 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-05 11:56:39-05

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. wants at least $20 million per year in his next contract, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.  

If Beckham gets his desired raise, and the Packers don't follow through on Aaron Rodger's potential payday, the receiver could be making around the same or more than the two-time MVP in 2019.

Rodgers is schedule to make $21.1 million in 2019.

"(Beckham) is in the 20s," Garafolo said. "From what he has told people close to him, he wants to be in the low 20s."

The first-round pick in 2014 is entering the last year of his rookie deal this season and is slated to make $8.5 million this year. 

If the Giants were to give him a $12 million raise next offseason he would have the most expensive wide receiver contract in the league, surpassing Antonio Brown's $17 million per-year average. 

But based on his eye-popping receiving numbers, Beckham would certainly be worth it. 

He is one of only three receivers in NFL history to have at least 4400 receiving yards and 38 receiving touchdowns combined in his first four seasons. The other two on the list are Jerry Rice and Randy Moss. 

Giants General manager certainly isn't ruling out giving Beckham his big day day. 

“This is America,” he said when asked if a wide receiver could hypothetically be the first non-quarterback to make $20 million per season. “It’s a great place. Anything’s possible.”