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Bakhtiari signs $105.5 million extension with Packers, becomes highest paid offensive lineman in NFL history

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers celebrates his touchdown run with David Bakhtiari during the...
Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers celebrates his touchdown run with David Bakhtiari during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)(Matt Ludtke | AP)
Published: Nov. 15, 2020 at 5:15 PM EST
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - A familiar face will be sticking around with the Green Bay Packers for the next few years.

On Sunday, Packers tackle David Bakhtiari said he signed a contract extension at about 11 p.m. Saturday.

Bakhtiari noted the late night signing during a news conference following the Packers' win over the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday afternoon.

ESPN reports the deal is a four-year extension worth up to $105.5 million, including a $30 million signing bonus.

“I always wanted to say I was the highest-paid offensive lineman in NFL history. Today I get to say that,” said Bakhtiari during Sunday’s news conference.

Bakhtiari returned to the field Sunday after missing multiple weeks due to a chest injury, which he confirmed was broken ribs.

Bakhtiari was injured during the October 18 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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