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Rodgers on contract talks: 'I don't have a drop-dead date'

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers (12) throws a pass against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of a game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he's not worried about his negotiations for a contract extension.

"That's why I've got my agent. He's handling the conversations," Rodgers said after organized team activities on Monday. "I've got two years left on my deal, so I don't have a drop-dead date. I expect to play at an MVP-caliber level this year like I do every year and I'm not worried about it."

Reports surfaced recently that Rodgers is seeking an "opt-out" clause that would allow him to renegotiate the contract should he be surpassed as the NFL's highest-paid quarterback.

On Monday, Rodgers reacted to reports coming out of the negotiation process.

"I don't talk about it to the media. I don't think my agent is, either," he said. "A lot of it is just conjecture or stories that aren't really based in factual interactions, or misrepresented actions."

The quarterback said he expects more speculation to take place as the offseason continues and there's little to talk about regarding the NFL.

"I don't have anything to report at this point. But I'm sure there will be some 'unnamed sources close to me' that will have some sort of scoop along the way," he said.

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