Steelers Fans React To Losing Out On The Aaron Rodgers Sweepstakes And The Possibility Of Starting Mason Rudolph

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  • The Packers signed Aaron Rodgers to a four-year, $200 million deal on Tuesday
  • Now, Steelers fans are wondering what their future holds at the QB position
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The Aaron Rodgers sweepstakes has been wide open this offseason, with a number of teams vying to land the reigning NFL MVP.

Adding Rodgers makes any team an immediate Super Bowl contender and it seemed that his decision was set to come down to four teams. Those organizations were the Packers, Steelers, Broncos, and Titans.

On Tuesday, the All-Pro signal caller made up his mind. He opted to return to Green Bay, spurning the advances of Pittsburgh, Denver, and Tennessee.

Rodgers signed a massive four-year, $200 million deal with $150 million being guaranteed money. The contract easily makes him the highest paid passer in the league while also solidifying his status in Green Bay for the immediate future.

At 38 years old, this could be the deal that keeps Rodgers with the Packers for the remainder of his career.

While Green Bay is ecstatic to bring the talented passer back, others are left wondering where to go from here.

Pittsburgh Steelers React To Aaron Rodgers Signing

The Steelers were one team thought to have a legitimate chance at landing Rodgers. Now that they’ve missed out, they’ll need to make a decision on their future.

There are options.

They could go after another free agent on the market or opt to make a trade this offseason. Players like Jimmy Garoppolo and Mitchell Trubisky have been in the news as players seeking new destinations.

They could also stick with Mason Rudolph, who’s 5-4-1 as a starter in three seasons with the Steelers. If that happens, Pittsburgh is almost assured to select a quarterback in the upcoming NFL Draft.

Steelers fans were quick to react to the Rodgers news.