Braun bet winner tells Rodgers he'll 'take a game check'

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Brewers outfielder are partners in the 8-Twelve MVP Bar & Grill in Brookfield, Wisc.

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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Brewers outfielder are partners in the 8-Twelve MVP Bar & Grill in Brookfield, Wisc.



No bookie would enable Aaron Rodgers off the hook this simple.


The Packers quarterback — who final calendar year “bet” his salary that buddy Ryan Braun was cleanse — could only have to pay a fraction of his $ 39.5 million income this time, if he does not welch on his wager altogether.


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Todd Sutton — who prompted Rodgers’ assertion final 12 months when he tweeted at the previous NFL MVP, “you genuinely believe he didn’t you PED’s???? #delusional” — instructed United states Right now that he’d get just a portion of Rodgers’ on-subject earnings as payment.


“I’d just get a game verify,” Sutton instructed the paper. “I’m not actually expecting to hear from him. It’d be great, but I question it’s likely to take place.”


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A game examine would operate Rodgers about $ 264,705 his base wage in 2013 is around $ 4.5 million, with the rest of his $ 39.5 million cash flow coming from a $ 35 million signing bonus.


The Packers quarterback finds himself in this circumstance right after responding to Sutton’s first tweet very last February on the day his fifty-match suspension was overturned subsequent a chain-of-custody protest by Braun. “ya, i’d set my wage following yr on it. #ponyup #exonderated,” Rodgers wrote in response to Sutton.


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“He was almost certainly attempting to embarrass me on Twitter,” Sutton advised United states of america Right now. “But it has kind of reversed now.”


Rodgers, of system, was confirmed to be on the improper side of the concern when MLB suspended Braun for the remainder of the time for violating the league’s drug policy, a suspension the 2011 NL MVP didn’t protest.


Rodgers has been silent on Twitter about Braun, and his guess with Sutton, since the news of the Brewer’s suspension broke on Monday.


But he’ll be certain to experience concerns about the two subject areas when the Packers open training camp on Friday in De Pere, Wisc.


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