Packers News: Goode signs three-year extension

Packers LS Brett Goode
Packers LS Brett Goode
Packers LS Brett Goode

Packers long snapper Brett Goode has signed a three-year extension to stay with the Green Bay Packers through the 2015 season. His previous contract was scheduled to expire following this season.

Goode is currently in his fifth year as the Packers’ long snapper, and he has yet to produce a single “aborted snap” on a field goal, extra point or punt.

And usually, when fans don’t hear the long snapper’s name throughout the course of a game, it’s because the player is doing his job.

According to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Goode’s contract was actually signed Oct. 13; however, it was not announced by the team until today. The contract, according to NFL Players Association salary information, reportedly contains a $325,000 signing bonus, while his base salary for this season remains at $700,000.

Goode’s base salary will rise to $715,000 next season, $730,000 in 2014 and $870,000 in 2015.

So, get used to him Packers fans. The long snapper position is in good–er, Goode–hands.

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  • FireMMNow

    good. no need to mess with it. throw the guy a nice little signing bonus and other than that he gets the veteran minumum.

    i have a daughter, but if i have a son the kid is going to be going to long snapper and punting camps when he is 10 years old instead of QB camps. with the combined athletic ability of myself and his mother, long snapping/punting is about the only shot. 700k a year is pretty nice for snapping the ball about 10 times a game if you are lucky. not saying it is not important or a skill, but pretty good ching for a niche job.

  • Chad Toporski

    This is a goode sign for the Packers.

    ;-)