According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Green Bay Packers want to make defensive lineman B.J. Raji play out the final year of his current contract before they sign him to a long-term extension.
From Total Access: After early talks, #Packers plan to make DT BJ Raji play out the final year of his deal to earn a big, long-term payday
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 3, 2013
I’m sure Raji isn’t thrilled with this news because he’ll be at risk for suffering a serious injury during a contract year.