Aaron Rodgers on extension talks: 'My focus is definitely on other places'

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Aaron Rodgers (Getty Images)

Aaron Rodgers has expressed a desire to extend his contract with the Packers, but he has other things on his mind with training camp starting this week.

“I have two years left on my deal,” Rodgers told reporters Thursday, via ESPN. “They’re obviously more than willing to talk about an extension. There wasn’t any animosity on either side.”

Rodgers’ five-year, $110 million contract is up after the 2019 season. Green Bay has team options for 2018 and 2019. 

No one expects the Packers to exercise those options.

Training camp kicked off for Green Bay Thursday, and Rodgers wanted to make sure everyone knew that was where his focus was rather than on his contract.

“I’m just trusting [agent] Dave [Dunn]. That’s why he’s representing me, he has my best interest in mind,” Rodgers said. “They’re taking care of those conversations, and I’m focused on this team and being a leader.”

Green Bay opens the preseason Aug. 9 against the Titans. It begins its regular season Sept. 9 against the Bears.