Packers Have Signed Jared Abbrederis

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Jared Abbrederis

Jared Abbrederis

We expected the Green Bay Packers to start signing their rookies pretty quickly and they have. They got fifth-round pick and former Wisconsin Badgers great Jared Abbrederis under contract today.

It’s hard to really think of this as news.

The collective bargaining agreement that was signed in 2011 pretty much made any negotiation or holdouts by rookies a thing of the past. There’s a rookie wage scale which pretty much says — Oh, you were drafted with this pick? Here’s what you get. Now take it and shut the hell up!

We expect to see several more signings soon.

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10 Comments on "Packers Have Signed Jared Abbrederis"

  1. Vijay

    Ain’t socialist capitalism grand? That’s the NFL for you… Any wonder why it’s far and away the most popular sport? Imagine if we had high tax rates on the wealthy class like we did pre-Reagan. Everything and everyone would be happy (well maybe not the super rich).

    • Chad Lundberg

      That poor athlete. Catching balls on a field of grass and he only gets 2 million dollars….

      Let’s start a charity event for him.

    • Iltarion

      Huh? Whuh?

      Does other people getting taxed make you happy? Move to Germany, you’ll be thrilled then.

      The rest of us jokers have to make $100,000 for 24 years to make that much money. Let’s line up to feel bad for him!

    • Phatgzus

      Other way around actually, Vij-the players make so much because it is so popular. The players from the 70s and before didn’t make jack squt.

  2. Iltarion

    The funny thing is that who do you think gets the extra cap room created by the rookie caps? The super rich top 1%, of course.

    It sure as hell doesn’t help the 70% that are making the minimum.

    And all the built in veteran minimum’s do is get veterans cut every offseason because of their cap number. Kind of like what would happen if you raise the minimum wage.

    • A.J. Hawk's Middle finger

      Iltarion can you please start a packers blog for those of us that aren’t commies???

  3. Lynn Fuckin' Dickey

    Whoa whoa whoa, there is way too much sense being made in this thread.

    Funny how the players union fucks the rookies to benefit the longer tenured players. It’s almost as if…almost as if unions don’t really give a shit about their members…

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